Lopa is a digital entrepreneur, non-executive chair, and trustee as well as being the founder of two ventures in online media and a data-driven marketing consultancy.

She is the founder of equality and inclusion think tank Diversity UK and is a trustee of The Science Museum Group (SMG).

With a lifelong love of science and technology, Lopa has significant experience of creating start-ups and transforming businesses through technology.

She has been recognised with many accolades including an MBE for services to the creative industries in 2009; the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion in 2015 and an Honorary Doctorate by The Open University in 2017 in recognition of her efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in science & technology. and her broader contribution to British industry and culture.

She has previously been a council member of The Open University and a member of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport BBC Charter Review Advisory Board.

Lopa has also been a Trustee of charity Raha International; Deputy Chair of volunteering initiative, Sewa Day; and a Board Member of social enterprise venture TSBC (The Small Business Consultancy).

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