Ingenuity Programme Manager
Claire leads on programme strategy, external partnerships and stakeholder relationships. Her background is in social impact, innovation and civic entrepreneurship education with expertise in project management, experiential learning, business and executive coaching and engaging with hard-to-reach communities and vulnerable groups. She is passionate about driving social change and creating meaningful positive impact for people and communities.
Ingenuity Operations Manager
Mike manages the operational planning and delivery of the programme, looking after relationships with university partners, contributors, mentors, assessors and other stakeholders. He has previously worked managing community projects and is passionate about helping those who have most often been underrepresented.
Senior Operations Officer
Craig ensures the smooth day-to-day running of Ingenuity, working with the Director to provide ongoing support for our start-ups. Craig also co-chairs the University of Nottingham’s LGBTQIA+ Staff Network.
He is heavily involved in his local community, performing in a musical theatre group and tackling climate change at a local level by growing his own fruit and veg!
Joe is responsible for Ingenuity’s social media, marketing and content creation, supporting the team to deliver programme communications across different stakeholders Joe is passionate about establishing greener, healthier and more cooperative modes of living in our local communities.
Academic in Residence
Tom is the programme’s Academic in Residence, who takes our participants through a step-by-step process to find and validate their ideas. His research focuses on disability and identity within entrepreneurship, and he works to ensure the programme is diverse, inclusive, and accessible for all.
Ingenuity Programme Chair
Simon is Director of the Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and is responsible for governance, supporting the team to ensure the programme’s focus and activities align closely with the university strategy. He has led research projects, executive education, and community events within the areas of responsible entrepreneurship and social, organisational and environmental innovation.