UK Research and Innovation Board

The board will play a critical role in providing strategic direction and oversight, promoting the importance of UK science and innovation and supporting the senior leadership team to embed new ways of working across the organisation. This will strengthen the UK’s strategic approach to future challenges and provide a strong and unified voice for the UK’s research and innovation community on the global stage. It will enable a greater focus on issues cutting across disciplines and stimulate more effective collaboration across disciplines and between the research community and business. 

Members of the Board are appointed by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, typically serving for between three and five years in the first instance, with the possibility of an extension to their term.

Board members are: