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 Alex Lake

Alex Lake

IPDM - CE Hub CEctor Business Development Manager


 Tremough Innovation Centre 


Tremough Innovation Centre, University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9TA


UKRI NICER Programme, CE-Hub, CEctor Business Development Manager

CEctor takes the knowledge gained from the NICER Programme and aims to accelerate the adoption of the Circular Economy to whole sectors.  Alex has oversight of all CEctor activity and leads on the selection and management of work programmes with 5 sectors.  These are:  MedTech, Hospitality, Defence and Security, Renewables (Solar PV), Finance as an enabler of the CE.

We work in collaboration with sectors to build knowledge and stakeholders, identify products to work on to evaluate the CE potential within the value chain, webinars and workshops, all collated into a Spotlight Report for each sector.


BSc International Development (UEA Norwich)

APMG Agile Project Manager

APMG Change Management Practitioner

Cert. CE and Sustainability Strategies (Camb. Judge BS)

CE Masterclass (UoEx BS)


Alex's 20 year career prior to joining the university includes the design and delivery of over £47m EU and UK Gov-funded collaborative projects in the EU Territorial Cooperation and Policy space and later, offshore renewables infrastructure, smart energy and heat systems (ES Catapult) flexibility and distributed energy systems (Centrica), cleantech and climate tech bids as a consultant. 

Alex has experience in leading and managing large scale, complex stakeholder relationships and programmes in Corporate, University, Public (regeneration) and third sector settings. 


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09:00 - 17:00 Mon - Fri

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