Our team

We are a friendly, dedicated team here to help your business get the most out of being located at our Arise Hubs.

Meet the team

Arise Innovation Hubs Director

Beverley leads on the strategic direction of ARU’s Arise Innovation Hubs and hopes to deliver on the bold vision of becoming a beacon of innovation, a powerhouse of the economic recovery after COVID-19, and a pride of the East of England’s business ecosystem. She leads the team that are focused on supporting emerging MedTech and HealthTech companies by connecting them to a wealth of business support.

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Arise Innovation Hubs Manager

Jack works between our Harlow and Chelmsford Innovation Hubs and is keen to find ways to support further innovation and grow in our entrepreneurial ecosystem. With a economic development and local council background, Jack's aim is to bring new businesses into the Hubs and connect these with the University.
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Stakeholder Relationship & Operations Coordinator

Rebecca looks after the operational management across Arise and works with occupants to develop and maintain relationships.
She works with university and Science Park colleagues to ensure businesses can move in quickly and enjoy their space without disruption.
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Project Officer

Katy is our Project Officer based at Arise Hub in Harlow. Working closely with the rest of the team she plays a key role in providing project management and comprehensive administrative support for the Arise Innovation Hubs.
Katy works alongside the Operations Coordinators to support occupants and develop the Hubs ecosystem.
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Operations and Events Coordinator

Adrian has a most interesting background in the sports sector with time as a professional footballer and he has gained many years’ experience running community & social events. He coordinates a range of networking events, business workshops and seminars for occupants and the wider business community. This will help us to build, deliver and communicate bigger, better, and bolder. Adrian works across both our sites
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Front of House Marketing Administrator - Chelmsford

Angela is usually the first point of contact for occupants in our Chelmsford innovation hub. She markets the events and shares good news from our occupants, keeping everyone up to date with what goes on at Arise.
She also oversees the day to day running of the office.
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