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Pippa Sharma
Deputy Director, Technology Strategy & Security, Business Growth Directorate at BEIS


Pippa joined the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in November 2020 as Deputy Director for Technology Strategy and Security. Prior to this, Pippa was Head of the MOD Negotiations Hub, working on post-Brexit trade and security negotiations, and MOD preparations for leaving the EU. Previous jobs include Head of Lawfare at the MOD, Deputy Director of the NATO Secretary General’s office where she was responsible for deterrence and capability policy, and Private Secretary to the Minister for Defence Equipment, as well as roles in counter terrorism. She is a Member of the Royal College of Defence Studies, and completed a Masters in International Security and Strategy in 2018.