Head of Innovation
Oxfordshire County Council
Llewelyn leads a service area within Oxfordshire County Council that leads on Innovation for the Council. The Service has been built up by Llewelyn and colleagues, starting as a small outward focused Research and Innovation team, leading on developing innovative strategies and projects in Transport and Environment it is now broadening its scope to encompass challenges in areas such as Social Care, Education, Public Health supporting these directorates to work collaboratively on innovative solutions to long held or increasing problems.
The service has built up a good reputation working on 25+ IUK, H2020 and EIB projects to date such as the DRIVEN CAV2 project and a new V2G project, a number of EV and CAV3 projects. These are delivered in partnership with Oxford’s and other UK/international Universities and private sector partners. Llewelyn leads work on developing collaborative approaches to real world problems, this has led to collaborations such as MobOx CIC, Culham City (AV Test Bed), Oxford Open Data Platform development. Along with City Council colleagues he established the Smart Oxford group with Oxford’s Universities, LEP and local businesses to establish the “Smart City” vision for the Oxford City Region and develop collaborations, providing the opportunity for innovative organisations to meet Oxfordshire’s challenges and at the same time develop worldwide market opportunities.