Olivia Harrison

Olivia joined the Society in February 2022 from her role as Head of Research, Innovation and Engagement at the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW).

Olivia trained and worked as a chartered structural engineer in London before moving into higher education policy in Wales. Starting in public affairs at Universities Wales and moving into research policy, Olivia has rapidly become recognised as an expert in the area of research and innovation policy on the UK higher education stage.