Chris is Assistant Director for Regional Impact and at the University of Exeter. She is responsible for the University’s regional strategy including supporting the University’s role as an anchor institution in Exeter and the wider South West Peninsula. Chris is also responsible for SETsquared Exeter and the running of the University student entrepreneurship activities, business support and innovation facilities. In addition she has overall responsibility for securing regional funding to support innovation and R&D activities. Her team is responsible for the delivery of a range of sector focused projects in Cornwall and Devon which support business and academic engagement to meet business challenges.
Assistant Director for Regional Impact and Innovation, University of Exeter