Steve Turley

Chairman, Effect Photonics

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Oxford

Streams: Artificial Intelligence, Climate

Steve Turley was CEO of Perpetuum Ltd which was sold to Hitachi Rail in 2021. Perpetuum provides condition monitoring (IOT) information to the rail industry through sensors powered by pioneering energy harvesting technology and sophisticated software analytics.

Steve is the Chairman of Eindhoven headquartered Effect Photonics which provides monolithically integrated photonics for the telecommunications and data communications market globally and has facilities in the Netherlands, the UK and the US.

Previously, he was Chief Commercial Officer at Bookham Technology which was a global leader in delivering optical functionality to the optical networking market. His previous career has included leadership experience in General Management, Sales & Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing Operations and M&A/Strategic Alliance roles
across Europe, North America and Asia.

Steve holds a bachelor’s in Physics from Balliol College, Oxford University and a PhD in Semiconductor Laser Physics from Sheffield University.