Bridget Sealey

Dr Bridget Sealey

Dr Bridget Sealey

Senior Impact and Partnership Development Manager 


Bridget is the Innovation, Impact and Business (IIB) Business Partner for the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.

She manages the new thematic Government and Society team to support impact development, research collaboration with external partners and income generation across the University. She also leads the sub-theme area Education.


Bridget is an experienced research and business development professional. Prior to joining IIB she worked for three years in the University’s research development team, supporting and developing large and complex funding bids, as well as institutional projects, strategies and initiatives.

Between 2010 and 2012 Bridget worked at the University of Plymouth where she joined as a Knowledge Transfer Project Manager and went on to be Head of Research Strategy and Development. Before joining Plymouth she was Account Manager at a sponsorship and partnership consultancy with a varied portfolio of clients including the British Council, the Environment Agency and Brintex Events.

She began her career at the University of Exeter where she worked as a teaching fellow for more than four years in what was then the School of Arts, Languages and Literatures.

Bridget has a PhD in Film Studies, a MA in European Film Studies and a BA French Hons, all from the University of Exeter.

Contact details

Telephone 01392 722363
Building Innovation Centre 
Address Research Services
Rennes Drive
Days worked Monday to Friday