STFC appoints new Executive Director for Business and Innovation

Kate Ronayne

Dr Kate Ronayne
Credit:STFC

10th September 2018 - STFC Executive Chair, Professor Mark Thomson, today announced the appointment of Dr Kate Ronayne as STFC Executive Director, Business and Innovation after a rigorous and competitive recruitment exercise.  Dr Ronayne brings long experience of working within STFC over many years, starting within the Central Laser Facility and for the last 10 years in key innovation and business development roles. 

Her particular task will be to further develop the effective transfer of knowledge between STFC, industry and other organisations, and to improve the economic impact of our STFC’s science and facilities. As a member of the Executive Board, she will also help to shape STFC’s overall future priorities and plans. She takes up her role in October.

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