Priya Guha

Priya Guha is partner at Merian Ventures and former British Consul General to San Francisco and European head of RocketSpace. Until recently she led the European team at RocketSpace, a San Francisco HQ-ed company that helps tech entrepreneurs, high-growth startups and corporate innovators bring the future to market.

Priya was a career diplomat who recently returned from San Francisco where, as British Consul General, she focused on transatlantic tech and entrepreneurship. As the first female British Consul General, Priya used her platform to support women in business, helping to bring out delegations of UK female tech entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley. Priya is also a partner at Merian Ventures, a VC firm that invests in women-led innovation, a Non-Executive Director of Innovate UK and is on the Advisory Board of Tech London Advocates.