Tamsin Berry

Director, Office for Life Sciences at Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Director, Office for Life Sciences
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Department of Health and Social Care
Policy Fellow Alumna, Centre for Science and Policy

Tamsin joined the Civil Service 2007 after working at a blue chip consultancy and briefly at a think tank. Since then she has worked in a range of senior roles in the civil service in the Cabinet Office and Department of Health. She was the Head of Policy Projects at Public Health England, leading a portfolio of projects, including dementia prevention and health and social care integration. Following this she led the team supporting Sir Hugh Taylor to make his recommendations for the Accelerated Access Review and is now a Deputy Director at the Office for Life Sciences, a joint unit part of the Department of Health and Social care and the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Tamsin is Director of the Office for Life Sciences, previously she was Deputy Director leading the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy and Sector Policy team which supported Sir John Bell to write and publish the industry-led Life Sciences Industrial Strategy last summer and take this forward through the first ever sector deal as part of the Industrial Strategy White Paper. Her team is responsible for implementing the sector deal and working closely with industry to develop future policy and investment projects in line with the strategy.

  • 13 March 2018, 4pm

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    A policy workshop to explore the challenges of performance measurement for government in the context of innovation, life sciences and UK plc.