- THE MAGAZINE
Lord Sainsbury is responsible for the Office of Science & Technology, Research Councils and Innovation, Design & Space. He has a particular interest in high tech companies that are trying to do something new. Alistair Tait, managing director of Porvair Ceramics, showed Lord Sainsbury around the company’s new 43,000-square-foot, £2.5 million (~$3.9 million) international headquarters. According to Tait, the hour-long visit was judged to be a great success.