Emma McKenna

Emma McKenna

Company: Innovate UK

Job title: Head of Net Zero


Emma McKenna is a specialist in the field of Net Zero and the circular economy. She currently works as the Head of Net Zero at Innovate UK KTN, where she oversees a range of programs aimed at driving innovation and supporting the transition to a Net Zero and circular economy. In addition to this role, Emma manages KTN’s Net Zero 2030 program, which is an internal initiative to achieve Net Zero emissions within the organisation by 2030.

Emma has a wealth of experience in the Net Zero and circular economy innovation ecosystem. She has worked on numerous award-winning programs, including ReLondon’s business support program which provided guidance to small and medium-sized enterprises on how to adopt and implement circular innovation. She also played a key role in the design and delivery of the city of Peterborough’s Smart City program, which was named World Smart City of the Year in 2015.