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Executive Director of Strategy

Emma Lindsell and Isobel Stephen

Emma has joined us from the New Zealand Treasury where she was Director of Commercial, Infrastructure and Urban Growth where amongst other things she led Budget ’19 negotiations for housing, transport and infrastructure.

Isobel will be joining us from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government where as Housing Director has the Department’s overall lead on housing strategy and the development and delivery of a number of multi billion pound market side housing supply programmes, including Help to Buy Equity Loan; the Home Building Fund and the housing guarantees schemes.

Emma and Isobel are excited to be joining us and reuniting their job share. Emma started on 5 August and Isobel will join shortly after from the 27th August. They 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.