Professor Janet Preston


Janet Preston is Managing Director of Cold Fuzion, her own independent business consultancy – which she has put on hold to return to full time education to study for a PhD in Astrophysics.

Janet also has a broad portfolio of voluntary activities with roles including: Education Liaison Officer for the Institute of Directors in Surrey; Trustee at SATRO; Chair of the Surrey Organising Committee for Teen Tech; member of the Strategic Advisory Board of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Surrey and member of the Employment and Skills Board for Surrey County Council. She also enjoys looking after her Bonsai trees, reading and keeping fit. She is very proud of completing the New York and London Marathons and raising money for charity in doing so.

During her business career, Janet was a Partner at KPMG and Whitehead Mann and a Director at Ernst and Young.