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Roland Leigh

Chief Technical Officer
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Roland brings a wealth of expertise and innovation to his role as Chief Technical Director at EarthSense. With a distinguished academic background, Roland has dedicated his career to advancing the understanding and application of air quality research.

After completing his academic pursuits, Roland served as a Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) for six years, where he facilitated collaboration between academia and industry to address pressing environmental challenges.

Following his tenure at NERC, Roland transitioned to the University of Leicester, where he served as a Senior Lecturer of Air Quality Research for five years. During this time, he played a pivotal role in shaping the discourse around air quality and its implications for public health and environmental sustainability.

Roland's passion for innovation and enterprise led him to assume the position of Director of Enterprise at the Leicester Institute for Space and Earth Observation. In this capacity, he spearheaded initiatives to translate cutting-edge research into tangible solutions for real-world problems.

For the past seven years, Roland has served as the Chief Technical Director of EarthSense, where he has been instrumental in driving the company's vision forward. As the creator of the original technology that underpins EarthSense, Roland continues to push the boundaries of what is possible in the field of air quality monitoring and management.

With Roland's leadership, EarthSense remains at the forefront of innovation, delivering actionable insights and solutions to address the pressing challenges of air quality and environmental sustainability. His dedication to scientific excellence and commitment to making a positive impact on the world are evident in everything he does.


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