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Georgina Watts

Team Leader, Disabled Students Allowance, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Georgina is the Team Leader for Disabled Students Allowance at Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

During her Civil Service career Georgina has held a number of roles which have focused on collaborative policy making and delivering change agendas, through partnering across both the public and private sectors.

As team leader for Disabled Students’ Allowances within The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) she is focused on working with stakeholders to understand, through robust evidencing, how best to support disabled students in Higher Education (HE); to consider this in the context of the wider HE reforms, and to work with the sector to deliver on this.