Karla is the Innovation Lead for Connected Transport, part of the Land Transport Team in the Manufacturing, Materials and Mobility Sector at Innovate UK. She is seeking solutions which use innovative technologies to leverage a smarter, greener and more sustainable future mobility system of systems for the efficient movement of people and goods around the world. Karla focusses on working with Local Authorities, Customer Experience and Active Travel amongst many other areas. Karla is also the Vice-Chair of ITS(UK). Prior to Innovate UK, she worked for 15 years at a large automotive company as a Design Quality Engineer.