Chloe Walker Harrison
Interim Head of Strategic Portfolio Office
I am the Interim Head of the Strategic Portfolio Office, with extensive experience building relationships across government, Parliament, industry and the public sector. I am responsible for developing and maintaining strategic and durable relationships with a multitude of stakeholders.
I was previously Knowledge Transfer Manager for Projects in the Strategic Portfolio Office, supporting project closure and review, as well as best practice support for Innovation Networks. I was the Programme Manager for the Cyber Security Academic Startup Accelerator Programme (CyberASAP), and supported various other projects including Global Alliance Africa and Sustainable Innovation Fund activities. Previously I worked as the Knowledge Transfer Manager for Place and Stakeholder Engagement Manager for the Smart Specialisation Hub at Innovate UK KTN.
As a public affairs professional I have varied experience across campaigns, policy, strategy, briefing, project management, communications, speech writing, influencing, lobbying, consultation and event management with national and local government. Prior to joining KTN, I spent eight years as Chief of Staff for a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons.