Jamie Elliott – West Midlands Combined Authority

Delivery Manager - Business Programmes, West Midlands Combined Authority

Jamie Elliott has over fifteen years of experience as an Open Innovation strategist and consultant. Prior to joining the West Midlands Combined Authority as their Innovation Lead in 2019, Jamie played an instrumental role in implementing the IXC Consultancy service in 2006 which supported high tech innovation in companies.

Jamie has worked in companies ranging from micro SME’s to multinationals, operating across diverse industry sectors such as food and drink, automotive, defence and FMCG. Jamie’s passion for innovation and seeing ideas grow into successful products and services was born from his experience at the University of Birmingham where he set up and developed the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre.

His scientific background is in microbiology: he holds a BSc (Hons) in Microbiology from Aberdeen University, an MSc in Biotechnology from Nottingham Trent University, and a PhD in Molecular Biology from Napier University. Reflecting and enhancing his commercial experience, he also holds an MBA from the University of Birmingham.

Jamie is currently the Delivery Manager-Business Programmes for the West Midlands Combined Authority overseeing the delivery of business support programmes including the DESNZ funded Pilot Business Energy Efficiency programme.


Lecture Theatre Big Zero Lectures

Local Authorities And Their Key Role In Net Zero

Join Dr. Jamie Elliott from  the West Midlands Combined Authority as he explains how the role of local authorities will be paramount on the road to 2050. Dr. Elliott will explore how engaging with local authorities will be vital for both businesses and the wider energy sector as we implement net zero technologies.