Nigel Scrutton

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Nigel Scrutton (Nigel Shaun Scrutton) was born on 2 April, 1964 in Batley. Discover Nigel Scrutton’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 56 years old?

Popular AsNigel Shaun Scrutton
Age56 years old
Zodiac SignAries
Born2 April 1964
Birthday2 April

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Scrutton was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2020; Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) in 1996; a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (FRSB) in 2009; a Member of the Lister Institute in 2004.


Under his leadership as Director, the enterprising vision of MIB was recognised by the award of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education (2018-20) as ‘a leader in the UK’s strategic development of biotechnology and bio-manufacturing, through innovative technologies in partnerships with industry’.


In 2015 Scrutton co-founded the company C3 Biotechnologies Ltd to commercialise technologies for fuels and chemicals production using synthetic biology. He is Director of the Manchester Synthetic Biology Research Centre SYNBIOCHEM, which he established in 2014 following major investment by the UK government in synthetic biology. In 2019, he established and became Director of the UK Future Biomanufacturing Research Hub, which is developing new technologies to accelerate bio-based manufacturing in the UK in three key sectors – pharmaceuticals, chemicals and engineering materials. He has served on several national committees, including research council / funding committees (BBSRC, EPSRC, Royal Society) and strategic advisory boards / scientific steering groups (e.g. Science and Technology Facilities Council).


Scrutton was awarded the Colworth Medal in 1999 from the Biochemical Society; the Enzyme Chemistry Award (Charmian Medal) from the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2002; the Rita and John Cornforth Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2009; the Interdisciplinary Prize from the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2019.


Following his PhD, Scrutton was appointed as Lecturer (1995), then Reader (1997) and Professor (1999) at the University of Leicester before being appointed Professor at the University of Manchester in 2005. He has held successive research fellowships over 29 years from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 (1851 Research Fellowship), St John’s College, Cambridge, the Royal Society (Royal Society University Research Fellow and Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award), the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). He has been Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) and Cardiff University (UK), and Adjunct Professor at VISTEC (Thailand) and Beijing University of Chemical Technology (China).


Scrutton was born in Batley, West Riding of Yorkshire and was brought up in Cleckheaton where he went to Whitcliffe Mount School. Scrutton graduated from King’s College London with a first class Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry in 1985. He was a Benefactors’ Scholar at St John’s College, Cambridge where he completed his doctoral research (PhD) in 1988 supervised by Richard Perham. He was a Research Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge (1989–92) and a Fellow / Director of Studies at Churchill College, Cambridge (1992–95). He was awarded a Doctor of Science (ScD) degree in 2003 by the University of Cambridge.


He is recipient of a number of academic awards including: Sambrooke Exhibition Prize (King’s College London, University of London, 1983); William Robson Prize (King’s College London, University of London, 1985); Benefactors’ Scholarship (St John’s College, University of Cambridge, 1985); Henry Humphreys Research Prize / Research Fellowship (St John’s College, University of Cambridge, 1989).


Nigel Shaun Scrutton (born 2 April 1964) FRS FRSB FRSC is a British biochemist and biotechnology innovator known for his work on enzyme catalysis, biophysics and synthetic biology. He is Director of the UK Future Biomanufacturing Research Hub, Director of the Fine and Speciality Chemicals Synthetic Biology Research Centre (SYNBIOCHEM), and Co-founder and Director of the ‘fuels-from-biology’ company C3 Biotechnologies Ltd. He is Professor of Enzymology and Biophysical Chemistry in the School of Chemistry at the University of Manchester. He is former Director of the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) (2010 to 2020).