Felicity Burch

Director of Innovation and Digital


About Felicity

Felicity is Director of Innovation and Digital at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). She leads their policy work to create the conditions that enable businesses to come up with new ideas, invest in research and development (R&D) and adopt new technologies.

Felicity is an innovation and technology policy specialist, with a background in economics. She led the CBI’s successful campaign for the government to commit to a target for R&D expenditure, as well as agenda-setting work on technology adoption. She is a member of the UK government’s Innovation Expert Group.

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