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David Millar

David Millar

Technology Accelerator Director

As Technology Accelerator Director, David works with entrepreneurs, SMEs, academia and the oil and gas industry to stimulate and accelerate new technology innovation. David brings over 15 years' experience across start-ups, operators and service companies such as ABB, Shell, BP, ENI and Wood, developing and delivering organisational learning, improvement and technology innovation programmes with great success. Driven by his passion to make a difference for the industry and the North-East, his leadership of the TechX programme is bringing an award winning and world class support offering to start-ups looking to break into the UK energy sector. David joined us in 2017 from Wood where he held several senior operational contract roles, was awarded their Global Innovation Core Value Award in 2016 and set up and the company's global 'Innovation for Growth function' which pioneered their digital focused eWorking programme. 

Outside of work David spends quality time with his family and two dogs as well as enjoying gardening, golf and working out to keep the ‘Dad bod’ at bay.