How Innovate UK is governed

Our work is overseen by a council, which sets overall objectives and direction. The Council meets six times a year.

Innovate UK Council

Council members

Members have a range of expertise in research and innovation that is drawn across business, entrepreneurship, investment, technology, economics and business impact evaluation. They also have different characteristics and professional backgrounds.

See all members of Innovate UK council.

Council meeting minutes

Review all meeting minutes from 2022.

Review all meeting minutes from 2021.

Meetings from before this date are available on the UK Government Web Archive.

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Innovate UK executive management team

Our executive management team leads a team of around 300 technologists, business specialists and support staff to make sure we meet our objectives.

Executive management team members

The members are:

Last updated: 23 September 2022

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