UCL Management Science and Innovation

David Chapman

Senior Lecturer
Deputy Head Enterprise


Dave is Deputy Head of the Department of Management Science and Innovation, programme director for the MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship and Vice Dean (Enterprise) for the Faculty of Engineering. He is a founder and director of an oil-services company set up to exploit his previous research activities in 3D computer aided design and modeling.

Dave has also worked in UCL’s Technology Transfer Office as Business Development Manager for GIS and as a Senior Lecturer in UCL’s department of Geomatic Engineering and the founder and coordinator of the University of London MSc programme in Geographic Information Science.

Dave has deep practical and theoretical understanding of issues relating to science-led innovation and collaborative R&D between industry and academia and he remains deeply involved with the development and delivery of UCL’s entrepreneurship activities.