Fran Boorman, Founder of Goal 17 Ltd has been appointed as an Entrepreneur in Residence by Oxford Brookes Business School.
Fran is one of 11 Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIRs) and Visiting Industrial Fellows (VIFs) appointed who will support students and aspiring entrepreneurs at Oxford Brookes Business School and through the University’s Enterprise Support programme. They will provide business insight, knowledge and experience to further boost the success of current students and recent graduates.
"It's an honour and privilege to be joining the University in this role and deepening our collaborative work together. Brookes are an incredibly forward-looking academic institute committed to making a difference. I look forward to supporting that work further" says Fran Boorman
EIRs and VIFs will work with students and staff within the relevant Business School subject or research area and have the opportunity to contribute towards future project developments, offer guest lectures, take part in graduations and other events, provide mentoring, and support students with placements or other learning opportunities.
EIRs and VIFs will be able to access Oxford Brookes Business School resources, including its research centres, expertise, seminars and consultancy.
Professor Tim Vorley, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of Oxford Brookes Business School said: “I’m delighted to welcome our Entrepreneurs in Residence and Visiting Industrial Fellows to Oxford Brookes Business School and look forward to working together over the coming months.
“Our experts will strengthen ties with local, national and international entrepreneurs and businesses, building on the Business School’s long-standing links with industry. They’ll share valuable real-world knowledge and experience to those entering the business world.”
More information about the Entrepreneurs in Residence and Visiting Industrial Fellows network can be found on the Oxford Brookes Business School webpages.