Dr. Hamish McAlpine
Hamish McAlpine is Head of Data and Evidence at Research England (part of UK Research and Innovation – UKRI). UKRI is a public body that distributes over £7Bn a year to universities and businesses to support research, and helping to produce economic and societal benefits all across the world. Hamish leads on policy related to metrics informing the Knowledge Exchange Framework, which will measure the performance of English Universities’ knowledge exchange activities. He previously worked at the interface between academia and industry, and transferring research outputs into industry. Hamish has a background in information and knowledge management and in his spare time upcycles bits of old aircraft into furniture.