Miles Elsden

Former Chief Scientist, Department for Transport, UK Government

Role: Scientist

Site: CDL-Paris

Stream: Climate

Dr Miles Elsden works as a strategic advisor to advice clients in academia, government, start-ups and corporates based on his strong academic background and experience as a Subject Matter Expert and business advisor across multiple deep technologies. He has broad international experience across Transport, Defence and Security, Technology and Innovation and is an expert at building and improving organisations science, technology and engineering capabilities.

Miles has provided advice at the highest levels in UK Government, including during national emergencies and represented the UK at the EU, OECD level and in numerous bilateral fora. He has extensive professional networks across sector and industry boundaries including government departments and agencies, universities, Fortune 100 businesses and start-ups.

Dr Elsden has a PhD in Applied Mathematics, an MBA, is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and holds a visiting Professorship at University College London.

Specialties: Strategy, Decision Making, Research, Technology, Futures, Innovation, EU, Transport, Energy, AI, Data Analytics, Digital Transformation, Cyber Security, Defence, Civil Contingencies.