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Chief Finance Officer

Chief Finance Officer

Mike Blackburn

Mike Blackburn

Mike has a wealth of experience in financial, programme and commercial management in the public and private sectors. He has previously served on an interim basis as Chief Financial Officer for the Student Loans Company, Finance Director for the former Department of Climate Change and Energy, and Head of Financial Control for the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Mike will work closely with Chief Executive Professor Sir Mark Walport and other members of the Senior Leadership Team to ensure the effective and efficient management of UKRI as an organisation.