Priya is Ecosystem GM for RocketSpace, a San Francisco HQ-ed company that helps tech entrepreneurs, high-growth startups and corporate innovators bring the future to market. RocketSpace’s UK campus opened in June 2017. Priya was a career diplomat who was most recently posted as British Consul General to San Francisco where she focussed on transatlantic tech and entrepreneurship. As the first female British Consul General, Priya used her platform to support women in business, including initiating annual delegations of UK female tech entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley. Priya is also a Member of the Innovate Council (part of UK Research and Innovation) and is on the Advisory Board of Tech London Advocates.