Head of Policy, Resilience and Emerging Technologies, Royal Society
Continuing Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy
Elizabeth Surkovic is the Head of Policy, Resilience and Emerging Technologies at The Royal Society. Her work currently focuses on low carbon futures, emerging technologies, and science in public life.
Prior to this she worked in the Cabinet Office and the Better Regulation Executive where she led a Bill on better regulation, and in Defra where she worked on chemical management. The most notable element of that was negotiation of the REACH Regulation.
Prior to becoming a civil servant she worked in the chemical industry for 15 years where she was Director of an SME. Her core function there was to work on chemical regulation. She is by training a biochemist and graduated from
To read about Elizabeth's experience as a Policy Fellow in Cambridge see here.