Lewis kicked off his technology startup journey when he co-founded CamGaN as CEO, a spin-out from the University of Cambridge specialising in LED and energy-efficient lighting. He worked with Plessey Semiconductors following its acquisition of CamGaN on business development and corporate strategy for three years before he started his UK/EU-China consulting business with a focus on cross-border flow of goods and capital. Lewis joined IP Group in 2016 as Director Cleantech, seeking exciting investment opportunities as well as representing the group on the boards of various portfolio companies. Outside work Lewis has served as judge/mentor of various business plan competitions across the US and the UK, and runs UK Tsinghua Association as the Secretary General.
Lewis holds a PhD in materials science from the University of Cambridge and a BEng from Tsinghua University, China.