Monika Radclyffe

Monika Gierszewska - SETsquared BristolMonika Radclyffe is responsible for The Bristol SETsquared Business Acceleration Centre, where she manages the Centre’s strategy and delivery of incubation activity to the 65+ high-tech ventures. 

Monika's career includes setting up a student incubator at the University of Westminster, running an entrepreneurial community of 6,000 members, setting up two co-working spaces and a digital acceleration programme at Dreamstake, facilitating open innovation programmes between corporates, academics and startups and global innovation events at Fortune 500 firm, Cognizant, and leading delivery on fintech innovation programmes at ENTIQ. 

Position: Centre Director
Department: SETsquared Bristol Centre
Organisation:   University of Bristol
Address: The Bristol SETsquared Centre, Engine Shed, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol, BS1 6QH
Tel: +44 (0)117 915 1275
Fax: +44 (0)117 903 1001
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.setsquared.co.uk

Karen Drake

Karen Drake was Business and Finance manager at Spike Island, Bristol from 2009 – 2013 which included management of the Spike Design incubator. She has been a sole trader in a retail business and an executive director of a catalogue and internet mail order company. Karen is currently completing an MSc in Civil Society Management and is holder of a CIPFA (Affiliate) award in Charity Finance.

Karen is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the SETsquared Business Acceleration Centre in Bristol. She manages building maintenance and security, and is line manager to the accounts, administration and reception team.

Position: Operations Director
Department: SETsquared Bristol Centre
Organisation:   University of Bristol
Address: The Bristol SETsquared Centre, Engine Shed, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol, BS1 6QH
Tel: +44 (0)117 915 1270
Fax: +44 (0)117 903 1001
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.setsquared.co.uk

 

Rhian Jarman

Rhian Jarman

Rhian is the Senior Administration Assistant for the Bristol SETsquared Centre and Engine Shed.  Her duties include co-ordinating SETsquared events including the annual SETsquared Bristol Innovation Showcase, regular themed networking events for members, mentors and associates, venture business review panels, workshops and master-classes. Other duties include centre marketing, memberships administration, coordinating the Engine Shed travel plan and its associated green travel initiative events, and assisting with Engine Shed events and hires.

Rhian has a Masters in fine art from the University of the West of England and is a ceramicist in her spare time.  She has worked within arts administration, community arts, education, and as a City Council administrator.

Position: Senior Administration Assistant
Department: SETsquared Bristol Centre
Organisation:   University of Bristol
Address: The Bristol SETsquared Centre, Engine Shed, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol, BS1 6QH
Tel: +44 (0)117 915 1274
Fax: +44 (0)117 903 1001
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.setsquared.co.uk

 

 

Yasmin Popat

Yasmin Popat is a Member of Association of Accounting Technicians.  Her qualifications include Diploma in Payroll Administration and Banking Diploma.
 
Yasmin works for SETsquared as a part time Finance Assistant and her role includes providing customer services & support, cash management, preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns, Assisting in the production of monthly Management Accounts, Cashflow and completing the monthly/annual statistics surveys and supporting the SETsquared and Engine Shed team in the smooth running of the centre.
 
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Previous to her work at SETsquared she worked for 13 years at United Housing Association (a Social Housing Landlord) as Finance Officer managing a member of the Finance Team.  Her skills included  preparing monthly management accounts, annual budgets, payroll, processing and monitoring of service charges, VAT returns, producing Statutory Year end accounts and liaising effectively with both internal and external auditors.  Yasmin also provided accurate financial information and prepared KPI's to colleagues and Senior Management team enabling them to identify areas for improvement.
 
Position: Finance Assistant
Department: SETsquared Bristol Centre
Organisation:   University of Bristol
Address: The Bristol SETsquared Centre, Engine Shed, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol, BS1 6QH
Tel: +44 (0)117 915 1289
Fax: +44 (0)117 903 1001
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.setsquared.co.uk

 

 

Paige Scarman SETsquared BristolPaige Scarman

As a member of the admin team at the Engine Shed and SETsquared Business Acceleration centre, Paige works full time on the centre's reception and assisting in the administration of the centre. Her role also includes co-ordinating events, liaising with the ventures and generally assisting with the smooth running of the centre. Paige has a BA (Hons) degree in Events Management from Leeds Metropolitan University and has worked in various administrative and event positions.

Position: Incubator Receptionist
Department: SETsquared Bristol Centre
Organisation:   University of Bristol
Address: The Bristol SETsquared Centre, Engine Shed, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol, BS1 6QH
Tel: +44 (0)117 903 1100
Fax: +44 (0)117 903 1001
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.setsquared.co.uk

 

 

Faye Travers

Faye TraversAs a member of the team at the SETsquared Business Acceleration centre at Engine Shed, Faye works full time assisting the Operations Director with the building maintenance and health and safety. Her role also includes diary management, co-ordinating events, liaising with the ventures and generally assisting with the smooth running of the centre.

Faye has been working for the University of Bristol since 2008 and completed a Business Administration Apprenticeship within their apprenticeship programme where she completed her NVQs Level 2 and 3. She then went on to complete her NVQ Level 4 here with us at the Centre. Faye attended St Bede’s Catholic College until 2006 and went on to study hairdressing before changing her career in 2008.

Position: Operations Coordinator
Department: SETsquared Bristol Centre
Organisation:   University of Bristol
Address: The Bristol SETsquared Centre, Engine Shed, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol, BS1 6QH
Tel: +44 (0)117 943 4833
Fax: +44 (0)117 903 1001
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.setsquared.co.uk