Louise Owen

Head of Science and Technology at Home Office

Head of Science and Technology, Home Office
Continuing Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

Louise is currently Head of Science and Technology within the Home Office, responsible for setting the strategy and commissioning research to inform Security related policy and drive innovation in operational response.

Prior to her time in the Home Office, Louise has held a number of senior Science and Technology roles across government - Deputy Head of International Strategy and Engagement in MOD, as Senior Defence and Security advisor in the Government Office for Science and as Programme Director for Futures and Innovation within Dstl.

  • 7 May 2013, 5:15pm

    CUSPE: The Role of Evidence in Policy

    The Role of Evidence in Policy: “Policy-based evidence vs Evidence-based policy” A talk exploring the complex, and sometimes controversial, relationship between science and policy.