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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee provides strategy advice to the UKRI Board and is the day-to-day coordinating body for UKRI executive activity. It provides leadership to the organisation including across the collective activities of the separate Councils to ensure collaboration on strategy and operational matters.

The Executive Committee is chaired by the Chief Executive and includes the Chief Finance Officer, the Executive Chairs of the nine council and others as appointed by the Chief Executive

The following committees report into the Executive Committee:

  • People, Finance and Operations Committee provides leadership for and oversight of key areas of operational strategy and policy, chaired by the Chief Finance Officer.
  • Strategy Committee provides expertise and advice on the development of and implementation of UKRI’s research strategy, chaired by the Strategy Director.
  • Investment Committee provides expertise, advice and assurance on major investment decisions, including assessment of business cases and the oversight of the portfolio of major projects across the organisation, chaired by the Chief Finance Officer.

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