Professor Rachel Evans

Elected: 2023


Specialist Subject(s): Materials Chemistry

Professor of Materials Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

Born and raised in Blackwood, Professor Rachel Evans is Professor of Materials Chemistry at Cambridge University. Her work on new photoactive materials has several important applications: the start-up company she co-founded, Senoptica, designs tools that allow non-invasive monitoring of food protective packaging. This can even be used at the point of retail, with significant potential for reducing food waste.