Fiona is the Associate Dean of Innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Alvin J. Siteman (1948) Professor of Entrepreneurship. She is the Faculty Director of the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, and the Director of the MIT Innovation Initiative. She is an associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Murray holds an MA in chemistry from University of Oxford, and an MS and PhD in engineering and applied sciences from Harvard University. She is an international expert on the transformation of investments in scientific and technical innovation into innovation-based entrepreneurship that drives jobs, wealth creation, and regional prosperity. She has done extensive work with entrepreneurs, governments, corporations and philanthropists designing and evaluating programs that shape vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems. Fiona is a member of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom's Council for Science and Technology, and has been appointed Dame Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (DCMG) by his majesty King Charles III.