Sue has over 30 years of experience in business support and the financial sector.  The last 5 years have been spent at the University of Lincoln as Innovation Manager, delivering a best practice incubation and growth service to a range of physical and virtual tenants at Sparkhouse and Think Tank.  Acting as the facilities manager for the buildings, ensuring the financial sustainability by developing and maintaining a range of income streams and delivering against an agreed business plan.

Throughout her career Sue has built strong and meaningful relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders building an enhanced support network, helping to raise the innovation profile throughout the county.

Sue is married with 2 grown up step children and 6 grandchildren.  Any spare time she has is spent travelling, learning Latin and ballroom dancing or in her garden.