Anne Dixon was appointed to the role of UK Research and Innovation Programme Director in April 2017. Anne will work alongside Rebecca Endean to ensure the successful creation of the new organisation. She is responsible for delivering the UK Research and Innovation reform and transformation programme, covering the current programme teams and work streams focusing on day one essentials, transition and programme planning
Anne is also a member of the BEIS Executive Committee for Operations and Commercial, and a Trustee of the Royal Naval Museum.
Anne Dixon was previously Chief Operating Officer at Innovate UK. Previous posts include Head of Science Funding at the Medical Research Council and Director of Customer Services at the National Trust.