Meet the team
06 Feb 2017



We introduce you to some of the members of the Hartree Centre team.




Michael Gleaves – Deputy Director

Michael joined the Hartree Centre at its creation in 2013 as a business development manager. Prior to working for the Hartree Centre, Michael was project lead for data and metadata capture systems for STFC’s large facilities and held positions in areas of research, development and sales at Unilever and Dionex. As Deputy Director Michael’s role is to lead the commercial strategy of the Centre overseeing the work of the business development and impact and engagement teams to continue building on the industrial engagement to deliver Hartree's mission to transform UK competitiveness.


Rick Anderson – Head of Chemistry and Materials Programme

Rick joined the Hartree Centre in 2013, to build the centre’s chemistry and materials programme in collaboration with industry and academia. Rick brings 10 years of experience of industry focussed modelling and simulation in the chemistry, materials and formulation sectors. Rick’s role is to coordinate Hartree Centre research towards the development of an integrated data analytics and modelling and simulation platform, capable of addressing a wide variety of chemical and materials problems with world-class scale and accuracy.