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Phil Young

Director Policy, Research & Strategic Engagement at Catapult
As Digital Catapult’s Director of Policy, Research & Strategic Engagement, Phil Young is an expert in emerging technology policy, research and strategy. Named in Forbes 30-under-30 in 2016 as the co-founder of the charity, Future Foreign Policy, Phil has worked in various roles in startups, scaleups, technology companies and policy/government. Phil works closely with the UK Government as an innovation policy expert with a focus on AI, Immersive Technologies, Blockchain, 5G and advanced digital infrastructure and increasingly the Metaverse / Digital Twins. He specialises in designing national innovation programmes and strategies that foster better decision making, solve challenges and realise opportunities at the intersection of technology, the economy and civil society. 
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