Linsey Cole

Linsey Cole, University Enterprise

Head of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute


Linsey Cole is Head of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute at London South Bank University (LSBU). She is developing the university's approach to student enterprise, to support LSBU students and alumni to develop enterprise skills and start and grow their own businesses. Her team deliver a programme of extra-curricular enterprise support from LSBU's Clarence Centre for Enterprise and Innovation, including events, start-up programmes and competitions. She also supports staff across LSBU to develop an enterprising curriculum, building students' enterprise skills and ambitions. Linsey works with a network of external partners and other universities to support LSBU to deliver an innovative programme of enterprise support.

Prior to her current post, Linsey was the Head of Business Partnerships at the University of East London, working with a network of local, national and international partners to generate income for the university and support the regeneration of East London. She has a particular interest in women's entrepreneurship and enterprise policy and completed a secondment at the UK government Department of Business, Innovation and Skills in 2012.

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