Canadian Light Source
Robert Lamb is the Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Light Source, Canada’s national synchrotron facility located on the University of Saskatchewan campus.
He was educated at Melbourne and Cambridge universities and subsequently held academic appointments in England, Germany, the United States, Hong Kong and Australia, as well as senior administrative positions in both University and Government. His research centers on the way surfaces interact with the environment.
In addition, he has become interested in the way universities and the private sector form relationships to translate science into technology. Along the way, he has been involved in the creation of five companies, the most recent in Hong Kong/China and Canada.