Innovate UK Council member
John Gibson is a member of the Innovate UK Council.
John is Chief Commercial Officer of Faculty, an artificial intelligence (AI) company ranked 33 in the Sunday Times Tech Track list of the UK’s 100 fastest growing tech companies. Faculty helps organisations from across society to adopt AI into their business through a blend of advisory services, custom software development, and data science recruiting programme which attracts applicants from 5 to 10% of the UK’s science and maths PhD graduates.
Before joining Faculty John spent 10 years working in government, most recently including four years in the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit where he led work to mitigate the impacts of automation on the UK workforce, and designed policies to support the growth of small businesses. He has also held roles as Director of Government Innovation at Nesta, and as a Director at Fingleton Associates, where he authored the white paper that precipitated the advent of open banking in the UK.
He has first class degrees from Oxford University and the London School of Economics.
Last updated: 1 September 2023