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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.

Members

  • 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.

  • Steven Boakes

    Head of Business Partnerships and Knowledge Exchange
    Dr Steven Boakes, Head of Business Partnerships and Knowledge Exchange

    Responsible for developing, implementing, and delivering the University’s Knowledge Exchange (KE) strategy to maximise KE income and performance.

  • 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.

  • Annabel Pettitt

    Marketing Communications Officer
    Annabel Pettitt, Marketing Communications Officer

    Annabel supports the marketing and communications functions for Research and Innovation Services and for University of Bath Enterprise.

  • Chris Tickell

    Events and Communications Officer
    Chris Tickell, Events and Communications Officer

    Responsible for delivering RIS events internally, for our academic community, and externally, for our strategic partnerships, and the associated communications.

  • 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.