People

The Hub comprises the UK’s academic leaders in quantum communications, complemented by the country’s foremost photonic networks and information security researchers, in strong partnership with several of the world’s leading industrial players.

Management & Leadership

Professor Tim Spiller, MA PhD CPhys FInstP

Professor Tim Spiller, MA PhD CPhys FInstP (University of York)

Director

Professor Gerald Buller PhD FIoP FRSE

Professor Gerald Buller PhD FIoP FRSE (Heriot Watt University)

Lead – Next generation quantum communications technologies

Professor John Rarity, MSc PhD FRS

Professor John Rarity, MSc PhD FRS (University of Bristol)

Lead – Short-range, free-space QKD technologies

Dr Andrew Shields PhD FIoP FREng

Dr Andrew Shields PhD FIoP FREng (Toshiba Research Europe Ltd.)

Lead – Quantum communications networking

Professor Mark Thompson MSc PhD

Professor Mark Thompson MSc PhD (University of Bristol)

Lead – Chip-scale QKD technologies

Co-Investigators

Professor Erika Andersson

Heriot Watt University

Professor Samuel Braunstein

University of York

Dr Roger Colbeck

University of York

Professor Brian Gerardot

Heriot Watt University

Professor John Jeffers

University of Strathclyde

Dr Pieter Kok

University of Sheffield

Professor Reza Nejabati

University of Bristol

Professor Kenny Paterson

Royal Holloway University London

Professor Richard Penty

University of Cambridge

Professor Stefano Pirandola

University of York

Dr Mohsen Razavi

University of Leeds

Dr Alastair Sinclair

National Physical Laboratory

Professor Ben Varcoe

University of Leeds

Professor Ian White

University of Cambridge

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