Commercial and Business Programmes Officer
Innovation Centre, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4RN, UK
Jenny works in the Commercial Development Team, working on contract research and consultancy.
This involves supporting academics and colleges with the development and management of research and consultancy projects with business and government to ensure the effective collaboration of organisations and academics.
Jenny joined the University in April 2011 initially working in the Executive Suite. She moved to Legal Services in May 2012 becoming the Academic Contracts Support Administrator; then in 2013 Jenny took on the role of Paralegal in the Research Contracts team. In February 2015 Jenny started a secondment role as a Business Development Officer with the aim of broadening her knowledge of University research and strengthening her commercial business links.
Jenny graduated from the University of Gloucestershire in 2010 with a BSc (Hons) in Criminology and Sociology, she has since also obtained a Legal Secretary Diploma from the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs of which she is an Associate member.