David Littlejohn

Special Advisor to the Principal, University of Strathclyde

David Littlejohn is a Special Adviser to the Principal and Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Jim McDonald, at the University of Strathclyde.. Previously, Professor Littlejohn was Executive Dean of Science and Associate Principal from 2014 to 2018, Associate Deputy Principal (Research) from 2010 to 2014, and from 2005 to 2010 he was Head of the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at Strathclyde. He has been Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University since 1988, was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1991, and became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE) in 1998.


Professor Littlejohn is a founder member and the Operations Director of the Centre for Process Analytics and Control Technology (CPACT), which is a multi-disciplinary industry-university collaborative research, training and KE community of practice that has been in operation since 1997 (www.cpact.com).

He is Chair of MMIC’s Technical Advisory Committee and in that capacity is a member of MMIC’s Supervisory Board. He is also a member of the Science and Technology Advisory Council of the National Physical Laboratory and previously served on the Boards of the Digital Health and Care Innovation Centre (DHI) and the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC).

CPI's Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC) and the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS)

21 September 2023, GLASGOW