Frances Mitchell is the Head of Programme Development at the Innovation Academy UCD and is also Founding Director of Invented. Frances worked as an engineer for Procter & Gamble in the north of France early in her career. She was later CEO of Crash Ensemble and has worked in UCD since 2011. She has a BE in Mechanical Engineering, an MPhil in Music and Media Technologies, an MBA and a Professional Certificate in University Teaching. She is also hugely passionate about Crash Ensemble! The best bunch of musicians in the country.