Rob Solly


As the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s (Dstl) Division Head for Defence and Security Analysis since April 2015, Rob is responsible for delivering approximately £100m of research and analysis per year, including MOD’s innovative research programme into disruptive capabilities emerging from the fields of quantum physics and synthetic biology.

Previous roles in government

  1. Head of the Defence and Security Accelerator

    • 2016 to 2017