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Working at Coventry University

Coventry University is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. As one of the City’s biggest employers, we offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. There are pension schemes, a generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities as well as lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted membership to the £4 million sports and recreation centre and schemes such as Cycle to Work and the CU Car Share initiative.

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Meet the team

We know it's reassuring to put a name to a face, so meet our experts and find out more about how they can help and support your business aspirations.

Senior Management

Paul Noon OBE

Pro-Vice Chancellor,
Enterprise & Innovation

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David Wright

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Mark Collinson

Director of Strategic Developments

Paul Fairburn

Enterprise & Innovation

Frank Mills

Executive Chairman,
CU Enterprises

Anne Coufopoulos

Associate Dean for Enterprise & Commercial - Faculty of Health & Life Science

Helen Cuthill

Associate Dean for Enterprise & Commercial - Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Mike Dickison

Associate Dean for Enterprise & Commercial - Faculty of Environment, Engineering & Computing

Stephen Peak

Associate Dean for Enterprise & Commercial - Faculty of Business & Law

Strategic Partnerships

Paul Murphy

Partnership Development Manager

Lisa Gillespie

Partnership Development Executive

Steven Dass

Partnership Development Administrator

Caroline Trainor

Partnership Development Coordinator

Holly Searson

Partnership Development Coordinator

Sophie Beer

Partnership Development Coordinator

Sonia Patel

Partnership Development Coordinator

Intellectual Property Rights

Dr. Brian More

Intellectual Property Commercialisation Director

Tim Francis

Intellectual Property Commercialisation Executive

Ed Cole

Intellectual Property Commercialisation Executive

Mandy Tipple

Intellectual Property Commercialisation Assistant

Knowledge Exchange

Helen Lau

Knowledge Exchange Manager

Dean Stephenson

Knowledge Exchange Executive

James Convery

Knowledge Exchange Executive

Mandeep Shergill

Knowledge Exchange Coordinator

Kritika David

Knowledge Exchange Coordinator

Sandra Igwe

Knowledge Exchange Coordinator

Proposal Development

Jane Sanderson

Proposal Development Consultant

Ana Noval

Proposal Development Consultant

John Whittall

Proposal Development Consultant (CCAAR)

International Agents

Personal Assistants

Erika Azevedo

Business Development Consultant, Latin America

Jovie Pebrihandono

Business Partnerships Manager, Indonesia

Tas Akhter

PA to Paul Noon, Paul Fairburn & Mark Collinson

Kate Pallister

PA to Paul Noon, Paul Fairburn & Mark Collinson

Faculty Support

Michelle Connors

Enterprise and Commercial Manager

Jennifer Barber

Senior Enterprise and Commercial Coordinator

Marketing, Press & Digital Support

Penny Shinfield

Marketing Manager

Mark Farnan

Press Officer

James Eggison

Web Content & Social Media Officer