The Defence and Security Accelerator with Dr Jane Williams

Dr Jane Williams is the Lead for Operations at the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA). DASA is a cross-Government organisation, launched in December 2016 by the Secretary of State for Defence.

DASA finds and funds exploitable innovation to support UK defence and security quickly and effectively, and supports UK prosperity. Our vision is for the UK to maintain its strategic advantage over its adversaries through the most innovative defence and security capabilities in the world.

Jane will provide an overview of DASA and describe some of the innovative solutions that DASA is accelerating for defence and security. Jane has over 10 years of experience working across the defence and security domain and draws on her previous experience of working in both academia and industry in order to deliver DASA’s core services.