Dr Lisa Hill

Dr Lisa Hill


I am the Innovation Development Manager for Translate.  My role is focused on project management, including governance, performance management, and evaluation of the programme.  I am also responsible for developing our approach to enhancing innovation capability through, for example, training, secondments, and mentoring schemes.

Career history

I have 17 years’ experience in the higher education sector, having previously held a number of senior research management positions at the UK Research Councils (1999-2008), including Head of Evaluation at the AHRC.  More recently, I worked in research management at the University of Bristol (2009 -16), including as Research Development Manager for the Faculty of Science.  Before taking up the role of Innovation Development Manager for Translate, I was based in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bristol, where I was Project Manager for the highly successful £2m NERC-funded CREDIBLE project (2012-16).


  • BSc (Dunelm)
  • MA (Bristol)
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • DPhil (Oxon)

Research groups and institutes

  • Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering