Head of Policy and Professional Development
Alison has worked to develop entrepreneurial capacity across the FE and HE sector for over 20 years. By supporting curriculum change, staff development and the role of the educator as a catalyst within the development of entrepreneurial university, Alison is one of the most experienced staff developers working on enterprise and entrepreneurship in the UK having taught staff across UK, Europe and China. Alison represents EEUK to explore European and UK policy with particular focus on what policy changes means to those working to create entrepreneurial outcomes in others and how it affects the practice and impact of UK enterprise educators.
Head of Membership and Operations
Kate has a strong background in university enterprise and innovation developed through her work with the University of Nottingham where she worked in the Institute for Enterprise and Innovation, managing the ‘Student Enterprise’ business germinator project as well as a number of EU funded projects. She established Kate Beresford Associates in 2006 and has since worked in the UK and overseas with universities, science parks and incubators helping to develop strategy, deliver projects and demonstrate impact. Kate sits on the Steering Group for Student and Graduate Enterprise at Loughborough University and is an experience assessor for the Small Business Charter.
Administration and e-communications
Lynn is a freelance worker specialising in administration, communications and event and Conference organisation, who started working with the Enterprise Educators UK (EEUK) in 2007. Lynn has over 25 years’ experience working within the Higher Education sector, as well as with a wide selection of private sector clients and associations such as the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education and the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE).