Neil Viner is Director of Programme Delivery at EPSRC. He currently has oversight of a portfolio of projects investing over £800M to create a number of world leading research institutes and research infrastructure in partnership with universities.
Neil is a member of The Alan Turing Institute's audit committee, having previously been Project Director leading the establishment of the Institute. This follows several years developing EPSRC's People strategy, including the leading the establishment of a portfolio of Centres for Doctoral Training across the UK with investment totalling nearly £1B. Prior to this, he was head of the policy and analysis team and a specialist policy advisor at the Office of Science and Technology and has held a variety of strategy and operational roles within the Research Councils.