David W Hough
David was awarded a DPhil from the University of Sussex, and after postdoctoral work at ENSC Montpellier and the University of Southampton he joined the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Bath, where was one of the founders of the Centre for Extremophile Research. He has directed research programmes in the area of microbial metabolism, enzymology and protein engineering and has published over 120 papers. He has wide experience of collaborative projects with commercial organisations and has also participated in several international programmes. David has been a member of review panels for the Research Council of Norway PETROMAKS programme and Flanders InterUniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB), and also a consultant for UK companies in the biofuels and industrial biotech sectors.