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Enterprise and entrepreneurship

The Enterprise team leading the activities for working with businesses, researchers, and students to enable new ideas, innovation, and growth.

We work with businesses, researchers, and students to enable new ideas, innovation and growth. These address industry needs in alignment with the University’s strategic goals and aim to build long term, mutually beneficial relationships.


  • Jonathan Knight

    Vice-President (Enterprise)
    Professor Jonathan Knight

    The Vice-President (Enterprise) is responsible for developing and implementing research partnerships, innovation, and knowledge exchange.

  • Stephen Rangecroft

    Director of External Engagement
    Profile photo of Stephen Rangecroft

    Stephen is responsible for curating and developing external partnerships to support the University’s Enterprise activities across both research and teaching.

  • Simon Bond

    SETsquared Innovation Director
    Simon Bond

    Responsible for developing high-growth businesses created by the University's students and researchers, as well as entrepreneurs from the region.

  • Sean Devane

    SETsquared Bath Centre Manager

    Sean manages activities and networks at the SETsquared Bath Innovation Centre, and is ambassador for university enterprise internally and externally.

  • Philip Brown

    Head of Technology Transfer

    Phil is responsible for overseeing the commercialisation of research outcomes for the University and industry collaborators.

  • Ben Woods

    Head of Regional Development
    Ben Woods, Head of Regional Development

    Responsible for leading the University’s initiatives and strategies for regional economic development and regeneration.

  • Siobain Hone

    Enterprise Education Manager

    Siobain manages the enterprise activities for undergraduate, postgraduate and new graduate education at the University.

  • Graham McLaren

    Assistant Director, Research and Innovation Services (RIS)
    Dr Graham McLaren, Assistant Director, Research and Innovation Services (RIS)

    Responsible for assisting the RIS Director and senior management in the operational delivery of the department and continuous improvement of service provision.

  • Fi Lang

    Marketing Communications Manager
    Fi Lang, Marketing Communications Manager

    Fi manages the marketing and communications for Research and Innovation Services and for University of Bath Enterprise.

  • Danielle Wickstead

    Enterprise Project Coordinator and Operations Assistant
    Danielle Wickstead, Enterprise Project Coordinator and Operations Assistant

    Assisting with the operational running of the University of Bath SETsquared Innovation Centre, which supports the success of new business.