E. Louise Earl has extensive national and international experience in the measurement of science, technology and innovation (ST&I) and the development of related statistical indicators. She is best known for championing the measurement of innovation to all sectors of the economy and developing methods to measure knowledge management and other technology management and use practices. 

Ms. Earl has co-edited, authored, and contributed to numerous chapters, volumes, and classification manuals in the field of ST&I measurement. Her current research includes exploring new approaches and data sources for measuring inclusive innovation and innovation ecosystems. 

Since 2019, she has been serving as a member of Member, Council of Canadian Academies’ Scientific Advisory Council Subcommittee on S&T Methods. In 2020, Ms. Earl was appointed a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Science, Society, and Policy at the University of Ottawa. In August 2021. she joined the Food Convergence Innovation Canada Project funded by Protein Industries Canada’s Supercluster as a Research Advisor, Telfer School of Management. Ms. Earl was vice chair of the OECD’s Working Party of National Experts on Science and Technology Indicators from 2016 to 2018.