Deputy Director, EPSRC
Kathryn Magnay is currently a Deputy Director of Cross-Council programmes at EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) with responsibility for EPSRC's new 'AI, Data and Digitalisation: Driving Value and Security' priority. In this role Kathryn has led the UKRI wide review of Artificial Intelligence and works with Councils across UKRI to progress digital transformative technologies. Kathryn has previously been Head of Energy Technologies at EPSRC developing research and innovation programmes across the Energy sector and responding to opportunities presented by the Industry Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). As one of the initial ISCF programmes Kathryn worked on the development of the Faraday Battery Challenge, continuing to work with the Challenge in its delivery phase as Deputy Challenge Director.