Alice Frost is the Director of Knowledge Exchange Policy at Research England. (RE – one of the nine Councils to the new UK public funding agency – UK Research and Innovation).  She is responsible for knowledge exchange policy and funding at RE, and a lead expert at UKRI on commercialization. Her background is in national policy for research, universities, innovation and economic development.  Over many years, Alice has advised countries across Europe and Asia on the UK model of a third stream of funding for knowledge exchange.