Dr Lucy Martin

EPSRC Deputy Director for Cross Council Programmes

Lucy is Deputy Director for Cross Council Programmes at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

Lucy is responsible for the strategic leadership of EPSRC’s environmental sustainability and decarbonisation research and innovation strategies and portfolio. She works closely with colleagues across UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the external academic, business and policy communities.

This includes:

  • leading EPSRC’s engineering net zero mission-inspired priority
  • overseeing the delivery of EPSRC’s research and innovation investment portfolio for the net zero mission
  • partnership working on net zero across UKRI
  • leading major programmes of work for the UKRI Building a green future strategic theme
  • acting to coordinate UKRI’s net zero research and innovation strategies and activities
  • working with the external business and policy community

Lucy also leads EPSRC’s contributions to the UKRI environmental sustainability programme including developing and implementing the measures required to meet UKRI’s commitments. This includes:

  • reducing our organisational emissions to net zero by 2040
  • coordinating EPSRC’s input into UKRI environmental sustainability policy and plans
  • facilitating engagement between the programme and the external engineering and physical sciences community

Last updated: 8 November 2023

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