Leila Jeffers

Senior Manager, Innovation Advisory

KPMG in the UK

An experienced engineer, I have worked on technology at all levels; from product development through to strategy creation ensuring that technology and innovation were established as a business priority. I use my extensive experience in the field of innovation management to help organisations to develop and execute their innovation agenda with the goal of increasing productivity, profitability, and growth as well as reducing cost and waste.

I help companies with:

- gaining market/ technology/ capabilities insights
- developing innovation strategies and roadmaps
- shaping partnerships and collaborations
- accessing funding and government grants
- establishing innovation enablers i.e. culture, tools, processes and KPIs
- executing innovation strategies
- managing change

Expert-level domain knowledge in the following areas: Innovation Management, Open Innovation, Disruptive Innovation, Business Model Innovation, Technology Management, Process Management, New Product- & Service development, Change Management, Customer Experience and Business Development.

  • PhD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • University of Glasgow Exec MBA - Cranfield School of Management