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Jacqui Murray

Jacqui Murray

Chief Operating Officer, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Jacqui Murray is the Chief Operating Officer at the National Manufacturing Institute of Scotland, where she ensures delivery of ground-breaking manufacturing research and innovation to transform productivity while boosting skills regionally. Previously Deputy Director of the £541m million Faraday Battery Challenge, where she helped lead government investment to develop batteries that are cost-effective, high-quality, durable, safe, low-weight and recyclable. Named as one of Autocar’s Top 100 Women in Automotive in 2020. Appointed in 2022 as Chair of the SmartNanoNI Advisory Group, a Seagate Technologies led consortium increasing both innovation capacity and accelerating manufacturing productivity in nano manufacturing and photonics - placing Northern Ireland at the centre of the UK and global ecosystem.