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   * E-mail | [[j.preston@surrey.ac.uk]]   * E-mail | [[j.preston@surrey.ac.uk]]
-  * Room no. | 24 BB 03+  * Room no. | 22 BC 03
  
 ===== Biography ===== ===== Biography =====
-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 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. ​ Her current research is into the archaeology of dwarf galaxies and stellar streams in the Andromeda galaxy. ​ Her supervisors are Dr. Michelle Collins and Professor Justin Read. 
- +Janet also has a broad portfolio of voluntary activities and is: a Trustee of the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium;​ a Trustee of Satro – a charity ​that provides real-life experience of the working world, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) ​for young people; Chair of the Surrey Organising Committee for Teen Tech – an event aimed at inspiring 12 and 13 year olds to consider ​STEM careers; a member of Surrey County Council’s Employment and Skills ​Board; Education ​Ambassador Officer ​for the Surrey ​Institute of Directors. Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Janet was a Partner at KPMG. 
-Janet also has a broad portfolio of voluntary activities and is: a Trustee of the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium;​ a Trustee of Satro – a social enterprise ​that provides ​young people with real-life experience of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) ​careers; Chair of the Surrey Organising Committee for Teen Tech – an event aimed at inspiring 12 and 13 year olds to pursue ​STEM opportunities; a member of the Strategic Advisory ​Board to the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Surrey a member of the steering committee to establish a new University Technical College in Surrey and Education ​Liaison ​for the Institute of Directors, Surrey +
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-Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Janet was a Partner at KPMG. She has also worked for other blue chip companies including Whitehead Mann, Ernst & Young, Arthur D Little, Perot Systems and Hoechst+
  
 ===== Research interests ===== ===== Research interests =====