Michelle Carter

Head of Transport

Michelle oversees the transport innovation programme at Innovate UK KTN and works closely with partners at Innovate UKDepartment for Transport, Office for Zero Emission VehiclesCentre for Connected & Autonomous VehiclesNetwork Rail, National Highways and UK SHORE. The Transport Team can help you find the best solutions to your business challenges and connect you to those who aim to truly transform the future of transport. Our four strategic priorities are: 1) Decarbonisation; 2) Automation; 3) Connected transport; 4) Accessible & Inclusive Transport.

Michelle leads the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) programme in Innovate UK KTN and has worked with the aviation industry for over 7 years to help them find the right expertise and customers. Michelle initiated the UK SAF Clearing House Task Force and worked with DfT to write the business case for Europe’s first Clearing House for aviation fuel approval, and more recently completed a project for DfT to further define the operational model and scope of a UK SAF Clearing House. Michelle also worked with DfT to set up the Jet Zero Council SAF Delivery Group and plays a key role in its delivery and shaping the strategic direction.

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