Meet the Team

Jackie George

Business Advisor

Access to Finance (FRP)

Jackie started her career with the Royal Navy where she developed her leadership, team work, project management, analytical and problem-solving skills. In 2001, she moved back to Cornwall to pursue a career in economic development. She has led project development teams, attracted significant amounts of investment, delivered several projects, undertaken large community consultations and organised large-scale events. Jackie holds an ILM5 in Leadership and Management. Jackie joined Oxford Innovation as a Business Coach in 2016 and now works as a Finance Specialist on the Access to Finance programme, bringing invaluable knowledge in securing investment from European, national and regional grant regimes as well as Lottery funding and charitable trusts. In 2001, she moved back to Cornwall to pursue a career in economic development. She has led project development teams, attracted significant amounts of investment, delivered several projects, undertaken large community consultations and organised large-scale events. Jackie holds an ILM5 in Leadership and Management. Jackie joined Oxford Innovation as a Business Coach in 2016 and now works as a Finance Specialist on the Access to Finance programme, bringing invaluable knowledge in securing investment from European, national and regional grant regimes as well as Lottery funding and charitable trusts.

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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.