Lynne McGregor

Innovate UK

Innovation Lead
Product Development //

Lynne McGregor is an Innovation Lead in the Manufacturing and Materials sector at Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. Lynne has been with Innovate UK for over 4 years supporting high value manufacturing with a focus on the use of digital tools and approaches in manufacturing, and helping UK manufacturing companies access funding.

Prior to this, Lynne spent 8 years at Imperial Innovations, providing incubation services for start-up companies, leading seed investment rounds, and serving on spin-out company boards, where she has also helped troubleshoot early stage challenges in these companies.

Lynne’s background is in chemical engineering, with a degree from the University of Waterloo, Canada, and an MBA from London Business School.

Lynne’s early career was spent in engineering companies like Stone & Webster (now Technip), ABB, and Aspentech, where she specialised in the areas of automation, advanced control, simulation and modelling. Her breadth of experience encompasses project management, product development, market evaluation, investment appraisal, sales & marketing, and business strategy and planning.