Meet the Team

Fiona Anderson

Business Advisor

Innovate UK EDGE

“Fiona has over 16 years’ experience working for The Royal Bank of Scotland Group in senior relationship management roles within Invoice Finance and Commercial Banking.

She is a Female Entrepreneur and Women in Business specialist, having worked directly with women owned businesses at all stages, and being part of several women focused networks in the UK and South Africa.
Fiona has worked with over 1,000 early stage and high growth entrepreneurs, helping them to grow and scale through mentoring, coaching and investment readiness programs.

Her focus when working with business owners is on growth mindset, leadership, assisting with Investment Readiness and pitching.

Fiona is passionate about entrepreneur development and creating impact and is adept at creating lucrative opportunities for entrepreneurs and startups, through her vast network and ability to connect people and businesses with key stakeholders and individuals.”

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Oxford Innovation Advice offers Insights into SME needs and policy effectiveness for policy makers, funders and business support commissioners. It draws on our 30 years’ experience of delivering positive economic growth by enabling scale-ups to achieve their full potential. Each edition concludes with an ‘Implications for funders and Policy makers’ section.

Covid-19 Statement

Update – Wednesday 15th December 2021

Our Innovation Centres remain operational and accessible, and provide a safe environment for our staff and customers. We continue to assess the risk of COVID-19 alongside the latest guidance from government. In the meantime our Innovation Centre remains COVID-19 Secure and fully open for business. Our detailed risk assessment can be found here.