Charlotte Holloway

Head of Policy, techUK

Charlotte leads techUK's Policy team, which covers a number of areas including data and privacy, talent and migration, child online safety, intellectual property, the economic impact of tech and more.

Charlotte runs techUK's Public Policy Group of senior policy and public affairs professionals from across the tech industry, and working with BIS she also oversees the secretariat for the Information Economy Council. Her recent projects include co-authoring Securing our Digital Future: the techUK manifesto for Growth and Jobs 2015-2020 (September 2014), and acting as Chief of Staff to angel investor Sherry Coutu CBE on The Scale-Up Report, a major independent report produced for Government in November 2014.

Charlotte was previously Policy Manager with the Broadband Stakeholder Group, the UK's advisory forum on broadband, gaining expertise on a broad range of digital communications infrastructure issues. In 2011, Charlotte worked with Will Hutton to set up the Big Innovation Centre at The Work Foundation, and as its Centre Manager she engaged policy-makers and industry to develop new thinking on the UK's innovation capabilities. Prior to that, Charlotte was Programme Manager at think tank The Work Foundation on its Knowledge Economy research programme, where she analysed the UK's industrial strategy across four key sectors and investigated sustainable foundations for growth through to 2020. Charlotte started her time in the policy world as Operations Manager at local government thinktank the New Local Government Network, and has additionally worked on a number of political campaigns. 

Charlotte holds a MSc in Public Policy from London School of Economics and a BA in Social and Political Sciences from Cambridge University.



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