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Amanda Brooks, Director, Innovation, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), UK

Amanda BrooksAmanda Brooks has been the Director of Innovation since September 2013. Her responsibilities include creating a good environment for innovation and supporting the innovation ecosystem, for example through the Technology Strategy Board. Previously Amanda led on industrial strategy and growth policy for two years, was Deputy High Commissioner and Director of Trade and Investment in Singapore for four years, and led the UK's effort on multilateral and regional trade negotiations for three years. Amanda also chairs a small start-up charity, providing the patient voice in local healthcare. She has an MBA from Imperial College. You can follow her on Twitter - @AmandaBrooksBIS.

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