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.

Featured programmes and seminars

  • High Capacity Campus

    Start date: 07/07/2024

    The main objective of this initiative is to develop the potential of young people between the ages of 10 and 18 who have been accredited as "high ability".

  • Workshop on the Future of Government

    Start date: 8/04/2024

    The aim of this programme is to provide an up-to-date overview of the new technological and social trends that will affect the future of politics and governance.

  • Frontiers of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Start date: 10/06/2024

    The aim of this programme is to analyse the latest developments in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship from a multi-sectoral perspective. Led by MIT professors.

  • Workshop in International Economics

    Start date: 10/06/2024

    Programme aimed at Commercial Technicians and State Economists, university professors and Spanish researchers to share knowledge in international economics.