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Matt Burnett

Head of Science and Technology

Matt Burnett joined Onward as the Head of Science and Technology in March 2022. He has previously worked for the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, US Department of Energy, University of Cambridge and for Murdo Fraser MSP in the Scottish Parliament. He holds a degree in Global Affairs from Yale and degrees in Microbiology and Biological Engineering from Sheffield University.

How to reform R&D Tax Credits to incentivise innovation when public finances are stretched.
If the UK is to be a “science superpower”, we need to rethink our strategy for science.