Matthew Burke is Head of Technology Ventures at Williams Advanced Engineering. His primary responsibility is the Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund which invests in technology focussed UK SMEs and Start-ups. He joined Williams in 2011 spending his first three years at the Williams Technology Centre Qatar leading their stationary energy storage technology commercialisation programme.
He returned to the UK in 2014 to take on wider technology commercialisation responsibilities at Williams Advanced Engineering including the development and leadership of the Aerofoil Energy collaboration. Prior to Williams he has held engineering R&D positions at Tata Motors, Torotrak, and Ford Motor Company. He holds an MSc in Dynamics and Control from the University of Bath, and is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.