Meet The Team
WITH YOU FOR EVERY STEP OF THE JOURNEY
Experience the confidence that comes with knowing you’ve got someone in your corner. Our team of senior consultants have all been on their own entrepreneurial journeys and know exactly what it takes to nurture an idea into a successful business. Meet our team and find out more about the fresh perspectives we can bring to your business.
Nigel will help you to address the challenges and pressures of growing businesses and maximise your opportunity.
Head of University Services
Pete is our chief liaison with colleagues at the University of Sussex, helping to connect our business and academic communities, and support student enterprise.
Claire heads up the team who manage our space, look after our members and visitors, organise events and socials, and promote the Sussex Innovation community.
Maria undertakes deep dives into trends, markets and competitors to help you understand what can make your business stand out.
Head of Finance and Systems
Linda oversees our finance team, ensuring that our financial operations are conducted with efficiency and precision, keeping us on track for success.
Croydon Centre Manager (On Maternity Leave)
Daisy knows everyone in our community, and helps members to find the skills and support they need by making introductions and organising events.
Sam looks after the practical needs of our tenants and co-working members – he’ll be the one to fix things when they go wrong, as well as being the friendly face that many visitors see when they arrive!
Monica is an expert in getting the best out of people, looking after processes and policies from recruitment, to onboarding, to employee engagement.
Sales and Marketing Innovation Advisor
Richard offers executive coaching and strategic sales and marketing advice to help raise ambitions and grow your business.
PR & Communications Advisor
If you need to tell the story of your idea and raise awareness of your business proposition, Joseph will help get your messaging right.
Croydon Centre Manager
Kelvin knows everyone in our community, and helps members to find the skills and support they need by making introductions and organising events.
Marketing & Partnerships Manager
Aly covers all things marketing and partnerships; from forming lasting relationships to get exclusive benefits for our members to managing and curating our events programme and marketing strategy.
Frank works alongside Peter, supporting and managing research commercialisation projects on behalf of the University.
Latoya looks after our tenants and co-working members in Croydon, taking phone calls and mail and handling meeting room bookings.
Marketing and Market Research Coordinator
Jaime supports Sussex Innovation’s sales and marketing activities in the creation of compelling content, the management of our marketing systems, and the delivery of marketing and research insights to augment our community of ambitious and innovative businesses.
Jill is based at reception, providing support to our tenants and a welcome to visitors, while also helping to maintain the building.
Head of Investment Services and Innovation Advisor
Simon heads-up the University of Sussex Business Angels network, bringing together local investors with businesses who have a relationship with the University. Simon also consults with our members on sales, marketing and strategy.
Ray is an Assistant accountant who relishes turning financial information into practical, useful data that can inform business decisions.
Bookkeeper & Payroll Administrator
Flora looks after bookkeeping and payroll for SINC and our tenants, ensuring that everything continues to run smoothly.
Finance Manager (Interim)
Dominic is a seasoned finance specialist and business leader who applies his deep finance and accounting background to help organisations enhance and improve their finance operations and meet their regulatory reporting needs.