Priya Guha MBE | Venture Partner, Merian Ventures, NED at UKRI & Member of InnovateUK Council

Priya GuhaPriya is a Venture Partner at Merian Ventures, investing in women-led innovation, an Advisor to Kheiron Medical Technologies (a UK start up using deep learning to transform cancer diagnostics), a NED at UK Research & Innovation, the Digital Catapult & GB Badminton, a Member of the Innovate UK Council and Adjunct Faculty at the Ashridge Hult Business School. She was previously GM for RocketSpace, launching their UK operations.

Priya used to be a career diplomat, most recently as British Consul General to San Francisco and previously in India and Spain. She sits on the Royal Academy of Engineering International Committee, Althea Foundation Board, Tech London Advocates and Global Tech Advocates Advisory Boards. She also Chairs the Board of Trustees of Modern Muse, is a Trustee at TechSheCan and an Advisor to The Youth Group. Priya was awarded an MBE in 2021 for services to international trade and women in innovation.

Twitter: @UKPriyaGuha