Ulrike Richards


Ulrike Sabrina Richards is a political economist with a research background in financial crime, currency unions, EU direct taxation and banking regulation. She moved to lovely Devon from Germany in 2004 to join the Politics department at the University of Exeter and spent some time working both in Brussels and across the UK on behalf of the South West Regional Development Agency.

After a few years of working with the Faculty of Health and as the Research Governance and Engagement Manager at the University of Plymouth, Ulrike is currently the Impact and Partnership Development Manager for Artificial Intelligence in Society at the University of Exeter.

Her remit includes interdisciplinary project development and management across the university in the areas of data science and AI.

A key part of her role is liaising with third sector and industry, and key partners in the region, nationally and internationally.

Ulrike has extensive expertise in partnership building, national and international funding, research strategy and economic development.