Miss Ruqaiyah Patel

Head of Decarbonising Industry and the Environment, EPSRC, UKRI

Ruqaiyah is the Head of Decarbonising Industry and the Environment at EPSRC, part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). Her work focuses on energy and decarbonisation, specifically the strategic leadership and oversight of EPSRC’s activities in hydrogen, CCS, CCU and industrial decarbonisation, among other responsibilities. Before this role, she worked as a Portfolio Manager within the Engineering Theme and as a Senior Portfolio Manager in Maths and AI, where she had responsibility for a diverse portfolio of activities and initiatives.