Lynne McGregor is a Lead Technologist in the Innovate UK High Value Manufacturing team focusing on the use of modelling, simulation, automation and control; flexible manufacturing technologies and approaches; methods to deal with risk and improve resilience in manufacturing; and energy generation, storage and management. Prior to this, Lynne spent 8 years at Imperial Innovations, providing incubation services for start-up companies, leading seed investment rounds, and serving on spin-out company boards, where she has also helped troubleshoot early stage challenges in these companies.
Lynne’s background is in chemical engineering, with a degree from the University of Waterloo, Canada, and an MBA from London Business School. Lynne’s early career was spent in engineering companies like Stone & Webster (now Technip), ABB, and Aspentech, where she specialised in the areas of automation, advanced control, simulation and modelling. Her breadth of experience encompasses project management, product development, market evaluation, investment appraisal, sales & marketing, and business strategy and planning.