Amie manages the Cornwall Innovation, Impact & Business (IIB team) at the University of Exeter, with a focus on regional projects and partnerships, including the SWCoESA. Amie’s vision is to consolidate and deepen our SWCoESA engagement activities, in order to meaningfully contribute to the region’s Space-related ambitions, in order to drive regional growth.
Conrad focuses on delivering a programme of initiatives to help entrepreneurs and innovative organisations develop and commercialise space technologies and satellite applications. By engaging with a wide range of relevant beneficiaries, Conrad helps to build robust collaborations across industries and academia, in order to create technological opportunities, leverage scientific research, generate value and drive impact for regional growth. With over twenty years of management experience in diverse sectors, Conrad is well networked within the fields of Advanced Engineering, Emerging Technologies, Data Science, Geospatial Intelligence, Physical Sciences and Space. He aims to establish a dynamic network of SWCoESA ‘Open Space’ hubs, to support regional space-enabled businesses across multidisciplinary sectors, including Agritech, eHealth, Marine and Mining.
Sharon has worked within the health sector undertaking administration and management for the majority of her career and prior to joining the Centre, she ran her own business as an Editor for a local magazine. She has extensive experience developing office systems in addition to managing projects, sourcing funding and was a key player in delivering communication systems to staff and members of the public.
Anna has twenty-two years of experience within the health sector (RGN, RM, RHV), Specialist Community Practitioner/Practice Educator and Public Health Children’s Lead. In addition, Anna has ten years of experience within the Local Authority, as a Head of Partnership and latterly as Head of Commissioning Performance and Improvement with an all age portfolio, working closely with all partners to improve outcomes for the population of Cornwall. Anna is currently completing an MSc in Public Health, and has a particular passion for the potential of developing innovative technological solutions to the health and social care system pressures we face both now and in the future.
Specialising in higher education, Steve is a motivated and experienced intermediary and support adviser; focused on tech transfer, industry engagement and economic growth activities. Working for the University of Plymouth, Steve holds an outward facing role facilitating opportunities to engage industry with the wider research sectors, by creating and managing relationships directly with stakeholders; operating regionally, nationally and internationally. In addition to his role as SWCoESA Marine & Maritime Lead, on behalf of the University of Plymouth, Steve also oversees delivery of two regional marine innovation projects funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF); Marine-i in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, and the Marine Business Technology Centre (MBTC) in Devon.
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