Foundation Trustees

The Foundation is overseen by the board of trustees:

  • David Cleevely: Chairman

    David Cleevely CBE (FREng, FIET) is an entrepreneur who has founded a series of companies including Abcam, Analysys, 3waynetworks and others. He also co-founded Cambridge Network, Cambridge Wireless, Cambridge Angels, the award winning restaurant Bocca di Lupo, as well as acting as government advisor and founding the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge.

    Jack Lang: Co-founder and Vice-Chairman

    Whilst not pursuing interests in pyrotechnics and molecular gastronomy, Jack is a high-tech entrepreneur and business angel based in Cambridge. He is Entrepreneur in Residence and Fellow at the Judge Business School, an affiliated Lecturer at the Computer Lab and a bye-fellow of and Director of Studies in Management at Emmanuel College. He was founder of Electronic Share Information Ltd, one of the first online brokerages.

    David Braben: Co-founder

    David is CEO of Frontier Developments, a major games studio based in Cambridge, UK; and in Halifax, Canada. David has been in the games industry for over 32 years, co-writing the seminal Elite in the early 1980s, and more recently Frontier has made popular games like LostWinds, Zoo Tycoon and Kinectimals. He is a member of Cambridge Angels, and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

    Louis Glass

    Louis is a partner at leading TMT law firm Olswang LLP.  His 30-year fascination with technology has led him to help some of the world’s leading tech companies and most dynamic entrepreneurs to buy, sell, exploit and invest in technology assets.  Louis joined the Foundation in order to help encourage children to develop a similar passion for technology.

    Pete Lomas: Co-Founder

    Pete is Director of Engineering at Norcott Technologies, an electronics design and contract manufacturer based in Widnes (UK). Previously he has been a lecturer in computer engineering at the University of Manchester and has held roles in product research and development, electronic design and manufacturing. Within the Foundation Pete was responsible for the hardware design and implementation of the Raspberry Pi SBC. He has particular interest in embedded systems and the use of Raspberry Pi to interact with the real world.

    Alan Mycroft: Co-Founder

    Alan is Professor of Computing in the Computer Laboratory of Cambridge University and Fellow at Robinson College. He is the author of around 100 research papers. His research centres on programming languages, their semantics, optimisation and implementation. He co-founded the European Association for Programming Languages and Systems and maintains strong industrial links, having worked at AT&T Laboratories and Intel Research, as well as spinning out Codemist Ltd who built the original ARM C Compiler. He became involved in founding Raspberry Pi for educational reasons.