Please provide examples of any previous entrepreneurial initiatives you have pioneered.
I founded the Atkins aerospace business the Corporate Social Responsibility business and strategy, that has been implemented across international Aerospace offices. I fulfilled this function while working full time as an engineer. I was responsible for:
-Managing and delegating responsibilities to 7 office coordinators based 5 offices in UK, Europe, India & US.
-Providing tools to enable the coordinators to successfully integrate CSR activities in their offices.
-Organising fundraising events and launching new initiatives with the community and charity sectors.
-Managing CSR business model and CARES business budget.
-Building strong networks and working relationships with external businesses in the private and public sector.
-Managing the marketing and communication such as website and video publications
-Setting yearly business objectives, forecasting spend and presenting progress to board of directors
In my engineering career-I have invented and developed a novel tool to address a fuel systems failure hazard. The tool has been prototyped and tested for use on aircraft. I have a UK and Europe patent pending for the tool
Beyond your existing team, who else are you working with to achieve your objectives, eg partners, advisors, mentors?
STEM Net UK- Science, Technology,Engineering, Mathematics Network that support school liaison and volunteers
Graphic Science in developing teaching aids
Tanzanian schools such as Baraa primary school
Bristol and Clevedon based primary and secondary schools
UK businesses and professional networks
Advisors and Mentors:
School of Social Enterprise-Dream Networks is on their start up scheme