Michael Talbot

Michael Talbot

Head of Strategy - Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV)


Michael is Head of Strategy in the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV), a joint policy unit between the Department for Transport (DfT) and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). CCAV provides a single point of contact for industry, academia, and international partners and co-ordinates and enhances government activity in the sector.

Prior to joining CCAV, Michael was Head of Horizon Scanning in Her Majesty's Government’s Horizon Scanning Programme, establishing and co-chairing the cross-Government Emerging Technologies Community of Interest and reporting to the Cabinet Secretary's Advisory Group.

Michael holds Master's degrees from the Universities of Toronto and Oxford.