The UKRI Board delegates day-to-day responsibility for the allocation of funds, management of current research investments, and development of policy and strategy to our Senior Leadership Team.
The Senior Leadership Team comprises the Executive Chair, Directors and Deputy Directors.
- Executive Chair - Jennifer Rubin
- Director - Research - Alison Park
- Interim Chief Operating Officer - Simon Crine
- Director - Strategy and Partnerships - Paul Nightingale
- Deputy Director - Policy and International - Jeremy Neathey
- Deputy Director - Capability and Infrastructure - Vacant
- Deputy Director - Skills and Strategy - Frances Burstow
- Deputy Director of Impact and Innovation - Melanie Knetsch
- Deputy Director of Research Portfolio - Joy Todd
- Deputy Director of Research for Economics - Damien Smith