Dr Jenny Cooper MBE specialises in energy innovation management and is director of a small consulting company focussed on managing energy innovation. She works within the energy industry with a focus on the electricity industry, new technology and climate change. She was awarded an MBE in 2017 for her support for energy research having worked with EPSRC to set up and chair the Energy Programme. Within National Grid she focused on the management of the electricity and gas transmission innovation programme. Her passion has been on developing relationships and delivering solutions between industry and academia. She is a Honorary Professor at the University of Warwick and chairs UKRI’s Supergen HLG and the Circular Economy Strategic Advisory Network.