Emily is Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Programmes at Innovate UK. Emily’s focus is promoting diversity and inclusion in business innovation. She has introduced high profile campaigns and programmes for Women in Innovation and Young Innovators. Prior to Innovate UK, Emily worked in a variety of roles in organisations across the UK research and innovation landscape (including Research Councils and Government Departments) and has many years of experience supporting business-university collaboration and knowledge transfer. Emily has a PhD in Chemistry. Innovate UK works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy – delivering productivity, new jobs and exports keeping the UK globally competitive in the race for future prosperity.