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Mike Pitts

Mike Pitts

Deputy Challenge Director, Innovate UK
Mike is Deputy Challenge Director at Innovate UK leading on Net Zero Heat. He ran the Transforming Construction challenge from 2018 to 2023. He acted as interim Challenge Director in securing the programme as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. Mike was previously Head of Urban Systems at Innovate UK, covering the priority areas of Urban Living and Smart Infrastructure. He joined Innovate UK in 2012 to lead on embedding sustainability across Innovate UK's strategy. He has also led Clean and Cool entrepreneur Missions in 2013 to Brazil and 2015 to San Francisco and ran the Resource Efficiency programme during 2013/14.