Member of UK Council on Science and Technology, and the Audit Commission.
Executive Director of BOC Group plc (2000 to 2006) and Chief Executive of BOC Edwards (1998 to 2006).
Non-Executive Director of Foseco plc (2005 to 2008).
Member of the Council of Cranfield University.
Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Member of the Chartered Institute of Management and chairs the IET's manufacturing sector panel.
Awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree by Cranfield University in 2004.
Dr. Harinder Singh Jagdev
Ph.D in Manufacturing Technology from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology. Upto January 2006 - Full time academic at University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology.
Since January 2006 - Adjunct Professor at Digital Enterprise Research Institute, University of Ireland, Galway.
Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Management & Organization, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
Editor - Computers in Industry ( An International Applied Research Journal) Consultant to numerous industries in England & Europe.
Expert in Aerial Photo-interpretation and Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, GIS.
Geologist (Sr) in Geological Survey of India, Airborne Mineral Survey Wing :
Geological Mapping using Aerial photos and Remote sensing data; Interpretation and Ground evaluation of airborne geophysical data for mineral prospecting; Base metal exploration.
Indian Space Research Organisation, Regional Remote sensing Centre, Bangalore and Dehradun,: Scientist ( SE) and Scientist (SF), ( as Scientist-in- charge / Deputy Head of Regional Centre, Dehradun.) :
Centre for Environment and Development, Trivandrum, - Sr. Advisor (Geoinformatics), and Director Training.
Project Consultant to Kerala State Remote Sensing and Environment Centre, Govt of Kerala, (2001-2006),
Team leader for Quality Evaluation of National Mapping Projects of NRSA in TN, Karnataka and Kerala (2007-09).