Thomas Edison famously said that “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration”. This made me wonder if these are the only vital ingredients needed to become a successful pioneer. I decided to investigate and shine a light on some of …
David is the Regional Manager for London and South East England. He works in the Strategy Directorate in Innovate UK, within UKRI. He is responsible for strategic stakeholder engagement for innovation and collaboration that will increase growth and productivity in the London and South East area. He previously led on performance and economic impact analysis in Innovate UK. David is vice-chair of the OECD committee for innovation and technology policy. Prior to joining Innovate UK David worked as a government economist at various departments: HM Treasury, BEIS, Home Office, Defra and the Environment Agency. He has an MBA from Henley Management College; MSc Economics from University of Oxford and BSc Economics.
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