Michael Talbot is Head of Industrial Strategy in the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) which was set up to make the UK the destination of choice for the research, development, demonstration, and deployment of connected and autonomous (driverless) vehicle technologies. Prior to joining CCAV, Michael was Head of Horizon Scanning in HMG’s Horizon Scanning Programme, establishing the cross-Government Emerging Technologies Community of Interest which reports to the Cabinet Secretary’s Advisory Group. Michael holds Master’s degrees from the Universities of Toronto and Oxford.