Karla is the Innovation Lead for Connected Transport, part of the Land Transport Team in the Manufacturing, Materials and Mobility Sector at Innovate UK and Vice Chair of ITS(UK). She is seeking solutions which use innovative technologies to leverage smarter, greener and more sustainable future mobility systems for the efficient movement of people and goods around the world. Karla focusses on working with all sectors to enable solutions to transport challenges. Prior to this she worked for 15 years for a large Japanese automotive company as a Design Quality Engineer after completing a BA Hons in Japanese Studies.