Reuben Wilcock

Reuben Wilcock is an award winning serial entrepreneur who founded Future Worlds with the vision of helping students and researchers change the world with their ideas. He has 15 years’ experience in founding startups and taking them through their first stages of growth, particularly in the area of IoT for...

Brigitte Lavoie

Brigitte Lavoie is creating connections between academia and industry that are helping improve people’s lives through ground-breaking health research. She is facilitating new partnerships in the health and pharma scene as an Industry Collaboration Manager for the University of Southampton and leads the Future Worlds Medicine initiative. A passionate neuroscientist,...

Sarah Rogers

Sarah Rogers is helping students discover opportunities to develop themselves personally and professionally during their higher education journey at the University of Southampton. She coordinates innovative enterprise-related learning and development activity as Head of the Student Enterprise team within the Careers and Employability Service. Sarah has benefited from over a...

Charlie Barton

Charlie Barton is supporting students with their enterprise and entrepreneurial development through advice and activities as a Specialist Practitioner for Student Enterprise. She is helping future business leaders and innovators take their first steps into the field through the University’s Careers and Employability Service, building on rewarding roles as a...

Salim Khakoo

Salim Khakoo is engineering a culture of enterprise within the University of Southampton’s esteemed Faculty of Medicine through innovative new programmes with industry. A leading expert in the human body’s natural killer cells, he is advancing research as a Professor of Hepatology and Director of Biomedical Research in the Institute...

Joyce Lewis

Joyce Lewis is at the heart of the Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) community in Southampton. She is a gateway into the activities of the department for business partners, students and alumni as Senior Fellow for Partnerships and Business Development in the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering. Joyce has...

Rob Wood

Rob Wood is an experienced career coach whose entrepreneurial mind-set has supported the growth of over 30 young businesses. He trains students in enterprise and business skills as a Career Practitioner with the University of Southampton’s Careers and Employability Service while also offering tailor-made coaching through his NoClouds Coaching business. Rob...

Michael Butler

Professor Michael Butler oversees support programmes for enterprise and impact created by world-leading scientific research at the University of Southampton. He is an Associate Dean in the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering and is also internationally recognised for his research on mathematical software engineering methods for complex systems. Michael plays...

Bashir Al-Hashimi

Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi is opening doors to create significant and sustained impact from academic research. He is Dean of the University of Southampton’s prestigious Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering and an internationally recognised authority on energy efficiency and dependable computing systems. In an industrial and academic career spanning 25...

John Darlington

John Darlington is helping staff and students in Physical Sciences and Engineering engage with the business sector. He accumulated vast experience of commercialising cutting edge technologies in managerial roles at IBM, Microsoft, Sony and start ups before joining the University of Southampton. John’s work ranges from developing potential spinout companies...

Peter Smith

Professor Peter Smith is advancing the University of Southampton’s global presence after more than two decades directing world-leading research in Physical Sciences and Engineering. He serves as an Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor International for the institution and manages a busy research schedule in the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC). Peter is a...

Steve Beeby

Professor Steve Beeby is fostering impactful research in Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) as the department’s Deputy Head responsible for enterprise and impact. An electronics expert with an international reputation in the fields of energy harvesting and interactive textiles, he has successfully spun out two companies from his research. His...

David Woolley

David Woolley is excited to see the results of academic research being used for greater benefit in society and the economy. He serves as a Technology Transfer Manager for the University, offering professional management and advice to researchers and students contemplating the commercialisation of their work. He is embedded in...

Tom Carr

Tom Carr plays an important role as Business Development Manager at the Zepler Institute, a multidisciplinary research centre at the University of Southampton for electronics, photonics, nanoscience and quantum technologies. The Zepler Institute has over 100 laboratories in its £120 million cleanroom complex and produces 300+ publications and 15 patents annually...