ESRC Impact Acceleration Account Coordinator,
Research Strategy Office, University of Cambridge
Marla Fuchs is the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account coordinator in the Research Strategy Office at the University of Cambridge. In this role Marla provides a central role supporting impact activities across the University. She helps facilitate impact with external partners and across disciplines.
Marla studied mechanical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York and went on to complete an MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable development at the University of Cambridge. She has worked in a variety of industries from nuclear fuels to inkjet technology, and later carbon consultancy. She returned to higher education to manage the Low Carbon KEEP programme on behalf of the European Regional Development fund, facilitating carbon reduction by small businesses via knowledge transfer in 2010.