Research and Innovation Strategy and Funding Sub-Group

The Research and Innovation Strategy and Funding Sub-Group reports to the Executive Committee. The group includes a nominated representative from each of the nine existing organisations in addition to RCUK and the UK Research and Innovation strategy team. The Sub-Group’s role is to explore questions on strategy and funding for 2018-19 onwards, providing advice to the Chief Executive and the UK Research and Innovation Shadow Executive Committee.


  • Chair: Rebecca Endean - Director of Strategy, UK Research and Innovation
  • Jeremy Neathey - Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
  • Mike Biddle - Innovate UK
  • Amanda Collis - Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
  • Sharon Cosgrove - Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
  • Alice Frost - Research England
  • Edward Harcourt - Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
  • Declan Mulkeen - Medical Research Council (MRC)
  • Tom Rodden - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
  • Tim Wheeler - Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)