Future Business Centre Cambridge: Dr Neil Stott appointed as Interim Centre Director


Dr Neil Stott has been appointed as Interim Centre Director for Cambridge’s first hub for social and environmental businesses being built in North Cambridge. The centre is due to open in October 2013 and will provide affordable, high quality office and workshop space as well as tailored business support.

Neil Stott said: ‘The Future Business Centre Cambridge will be a fantastic opportunity for social and environmental enterprises to innovate, share and grow. It is more than an amazing space; it will be a community of passionate like-minded people who want to make a real difference’.

Neil is Chief Executive of a leading charity and social enterprise in Norfolk, Keystone Development Trust, and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Judge Business School. Living close to the new centre, Neil is committed to keeping local residents informed.

‘I will be working with local community groups to ensure that local people are aware of what services the centre delivers as well as job and other opportunities that come up.’

Tim Jones, Chief Executive of Future Business, the Cambridge charity leading the project said; ‘Neil’s expertise in delivering enterprise centres as well as extensive experience of social enterprise is a welcome addition to the team. We aim to harness the Cambridge flair for innovation to make positive change locally and across the world’.

The Future Business Centre is also currently recruiting for Interim Operations Manager, Operations Manager and Reception/Admin Team.



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