Hollie Kirk

Impact and Partnership Development Manager -  Future Focus (UIP) 


Hollie works as part of the ESIF team delivering ERDF business assists in Cornwall, working in partnership with Cornwall College on the Unlocking Potential – Future Focus programme.

The programme is looking to connect and develop innovative businesses in Cornwall. As an IPDM, Hollie helps connect businesses and academics in addition to brokering relationships, facilitating discussions and helping to build lasting partnerships.


Hollie studied BA Geography at the University of Exeter and graduated in 2006.

For three years she worked in sales and marketing in the aerospace industry at Morgan Technical Ceramics, specialising in supporting the lost wax casting process supply chain.

In 2009 she relocated to Worcestershire, working on EU funded business grant programmes for the County Council, including RDPE and ERDF. More recently, she helped to deliver the LEP growth deal, including grants to non-SMEs, developing West Midlands supply chains, transport ‘Big Data’ projects and innovation collaborations.

Hollie relocated to Cornwall in May 2017, after travelling around Europe and Asia for six months.

Contact details

Email h.kirk@exeter.ac.uk
Telephone 01326 259238
Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/hollie-kirk-0254855b/
Building Tremough Innovation Centre

Penryn Campus
TR10 9TA

Days worked Monday to Friday