Innovation & Enterprise


Meet the team

Find the expert who can move your idea, project or organisation forward with the insights, connections and support you need.

Dr Kathryn Walsh is the Executive Director, UCL Innovation & Enterprise.

View other members of the team by function:

Departmental support

Business and innovation partnerships 

Creative industries

Pharma and healthcare

Technology, engineering and built environment

  • Andrew Huddart - Principal Partnerships Manager (New Technologies, Energy & Engineering Sectors)
  • Dr Laura Bovo - Senior Partnerships Manager (Enabling Technologies) 
  • Dr Ann Thorpe - Senior Partnerships Manager (Advanced Urban Systems)
  • Polly Van Alstyne - Senior Innovation Networks Manager

Public sector and the professions


  • Kemil Thomas - Principal Partnerships Manager (High Growth SMEs)
  • Dr Joe Welch - Knowledge Transfer Partnerships Programme Manager
  • Dr Aysha Chaudhary - Knowledge Transfer Partnerships Project Coordinator
  • Tom McCormick - Business and Innovation Partnerships & Knowledge Transfer Partnerships Administrator

Innovate UK Business Growth




Knowledge exchange funding and finance

  • Ed Harris - Head of Finance and Innovation Funding

Knowledge exchange funding


Knowledge exchange policy and planning

Strategy, policy and reporting

Knowledge exchange engagement

Knowledge exchange programme and project management

Engagement and communications