Dr. Andrew Muir is Head of Seed Investments at Future Planet Capital and the fund principal for UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund. He also co-manages the Stephenson Fund, backed by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Starting his career at Zeneca in advanced materials, he went on to roles in research and business development at the medical device company Biocompatibles and then Vice President of Technology for a US start-up in disinfection of medical equipment.

He started his career in venture capital with NESTA (the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts). He has a degree and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Oxford.