Kath Mackay is Interim Deputy Director of Health & Care at Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency and prime channel by which the UK Government incentivizes innovation in business. Kath leads a team delivering programmes across high value areas for UK health and biomedical businesses. These include advanced therapies, precision medicine, medicines discovery, digital health, disease prevention & wellbeing, antimicrobial resistance and vaccines, biosciences, the Biomedical Catalyst and Small Business Research Initiative. Kath joined Innovate UK in 2013 to co-manage the Regenerative Medicine & Advanced Therapies Programme.
Kath has over 15 years’ experience in business development, commercial operations, and life sciences research, spanning multiple disease areas and technologies across USA and EU markets.