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12 - 15 September 2023

Excel - London

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Louise Martingale

Dr Louise Martingale

Consulting Fellow, Exploration Division, Dstl
Dr Lou Martingale is a Consulting Fellow in Dstl’s Exploration Division, with over 20 years’ experience across defence and security science and technology. She is a senior technical leader in the rapid growth, development and application of Dstl’s data science and analytics capability, using multidisciplinary and agile approaches to support UK Defence and Security in unlocking the value of its data.
With a background in chemistry, Lou spent the early part of her career working in chemical and biological defence, across a range of functions including policy development, programme management, and international arms control. She then spent a number of years contributing to and leading major change initiatives within the Defence Science & Technology community, including both organisational reform and capability development. For the past decade, Lou has specialised as a systems consultant to senior military and civilian leaders across Government, using systems thinking to help them understand, navigate and address their most complex enterprise-level challenges.

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