Priya is a Venture Partner at Merian Ventures, a VC investing in women-led innovation, a Member of the Innovate UK Council and Adjunct Faculty at the Ashridge Hult Business School. She was previously Ecosystem GM for San Francisco HQ-ed RocketSpace, launching their UK operations. Priya used to be a career diplomat, most recently posted as British Consul General to SF. She is on the Advisory Board of Tech London Advocates and Chairs the Board of Trustees of Modern Muse. Last year Priya was named Top 5 Asian Women in UK Tech and Top 50 Most Influential Women in UK Tech.