Rebecca Endean

Strategy Director UK Research and Innovation

Rebecca was appointed as the Strategy Director for UK Research and Innovation in March 2017. She works with the UK Research and Innovation’s design project to develop the plans for the strategic centre. She has a particular focus on supporting the new Board and developing key functions such as analysis and communications. She was previously Director of Research and Innovation Reform, Business and Science at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with overall responsibility for the Higher Education and Research Bill that created UK Research and Innovation. She has a background in research, science and innovation. Originally trained as an economist, Rebecca has considerable expertise on a wide range of economic and social policy issues, in particular poverty, family policy, the labour market and justice. She has worked in a number of Government departments in policy and analysis roles, including as the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Ministry of Justice.


Session Global Leadership Summit (not included in INORMS fee)
Room Fintry
Time 10:00 - 17:00
Date Monday 4th June, 2018
Speakers Ehsan Masood - Knight Science Journalism Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rebecca Endean - Strategy Director UK Research and Innovation
Norifumi Miyokawa - Senior Research Administrator, Hiroshima University
Sukanya Kumar-Sinha - Deputy Director, RCUK India
Christina Miller - Director, UK Research Office (UKRO)
Xerxes Mazda - Director of Collections, National Museums Scotland