Megan Morys-Carter joined Oxford Saïd in June 2015 as Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre. She has a wealth of experience in innovation ecosystems, strategy, change management and science commercialisation, with a particular focus on the culture and structures that facilitate effective innovation. She particularly values working across traditional institutional and disciplinary boundaries.
Megan has a degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge as a member of St John’s College, and subsequent qualifications in economics, science communication and business. Her professional career has spanned a range of sectors including energy, transportation, cryogenics, space, healthcare technologies, medical devices, construction and property management.
Megan previously lectured on innovation for the University of Cambridge and facilitated innovation and scenario workshops and investment readiness training for small companies and academics. She is a business mentor for several high-tech companies, a Founding Director of the start-up SmartCare Analytics Ltd. and a Board member of two local charities, The Oxford Trust and The Leys Community Development Initiative.
In Megan’s spare time, she enjoys Ceroc dancing, climbing, civil war re-enactment and culinary experimentation, and is a longstanding clinical volunteer with St John Ambulance, holding an Emergency Transport Attendant qualification.
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