Siân is the Knowledge Transfer Manager for International & Development. She is responsible for the delivery and management of the Knowledge Transfer Network’s international programmes, facilitating research and innovation collaborations with key economies around the world.

Previously Siân worked as an International Policy Manager at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) where she was the National Contact Point for two Horizon 2020 work programmes and led the first joint call between UKRI and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Siân has also worked in regional policy at both the West of England Combined Authority in Bristol and the Assembly of the European Regions in Strasbourg.

Siân’s academic studies include a Master of Arts in French, Spanish & European Studies from the University of Edinburgh and an MSc in Poverty Reduction: Policy & Practice at SOAS University of London.

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