Michelle Carter

Head of Transport, Innovate UK Business Connect

Michelle is Head of Transport at Innovate UK Business Connect, operating across business, academia and government to transform the UK transport industry. Michelle is currently overseeing the delivery of a portfolio of programmes including >£455mn in R&D business innovation funding on behalf of, mainly Department for Transport, with a team of eight to enable the most innovative businesses and researchers to leverage that R&D.

Michelle is delivery partner on the Jet Zero Council and secretariat for the JZC Sustainable Aviation Fuel Delivery Group and leads on UK’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Innovation Programme.