Linda Wallace joined Innovate UK in July 2014.
She has used her experience in developing global communication strategies for high profile brands to oversee the rebranding of our organisation from the former Technology Strategy Board to the now familiar Innovate UK.
Linda is an experienced communications professional, with a broad commercial background, having held senior global communications roles at GlaxoSmithKline, Colgate Palmolive and Aegis Media.
Over the course of her career, she has used her skills in support of a wide range of commercial challenges such as organisational change programmes, the creation of new commercial functions, new product development and reputation management.
Chief Communications Officer, Innovate UK
The role of the Chief Communications Officer at Innovate UK is to build and enhance the organisation’s awareness and reputation amongst businesses, the science and research base, government departments, the investment community, media and other stakeholders.