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Dr Frank Burdett


Non-executive Director

Appointed: February 2012

Until recently Pro Vice Chancellor at The University of Northampton with responsibility for strategy across research, innovation, enterprise, marketing, and international, as well as oversight of the School of Health, Northampton Business School and the School of Science and Technology.

Created over £30 million of successful projects including the Portfolio Innovation Centre, the ICON Sustainable Construction Centre and the NVision 3D Immersive Visualisation Centre

Co-founded the University's Research Centre for Health & Wellbeing with the local PCT and County Council

Prior career includes roles as Associate Dean and then Director of Commercial Affairs at the University of Bedfordshire, as Marketing Manager at Acorn Computer Group plc and as an academic at Bath Spa University

Previously Council member of East Midlands Innovation (EMInn), Board member of Northamptonshire Enterprise Limited (NEL), Board member of Business Link Northamptonshire, Chair of East Midlands Universities Association Innovation Committee, Steering Group member of the Lord Stafford Awards, Director of BLC Leather Technology Centre, Director of UN Enterprise Ltd. and Director of ICON (EM) Ltd.