Head of Policy and Associate Director, techUK
Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy
Charlotte Holloway is Head of Policy at techUK, working with techUK members and policy-makers in Westminster, Whitehall, Brussels and beyond to help create the conditions for a world-leading tech industry and a thriving digital economy across the UK. She leads the work of the techUK policy team which covers a number of policy and regulatory areas including data protection and privacy, skills and migration, intellectual property and copyright, productivity and the economic contribution of tech, and more. Charlotte is currently working with techUK colleagues and member companies on policy development for a positive Digital Single Market and on the relationship between the UK tech sector and the European Union.
Charlotte is co-author of Securing our Digital Future: the techUK manifesto for Growth and Jobs 2015-2020 (September 2015), and she was seconded as Chief of Staff to leading tech angel Sherry Coutu CBE on The Scale-Up Report on UK Economic Growth (November 2015), a major independent report for Government.
Before techUK, Charlotte led on policy at the Broadband Stakeholder Group, the UK's advisory forum on broadband. Prior to that, Charlotte worked for a number of policy think tanks including the Work Foundation, where her focus was on the future of the UK's knowledge economy and the foundations for fruitful innovation policy to 2020. Charlotte worked with economist Will Hutton to establish the Big Innovation Centre, and started her time in policy at the New Local Government Network.
She holds an MSc in Public Policy and Philosophy from LSE and a BA in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge.