Meet the Team

Mark Taft

Business Advisor

Manufacturing Growth Programme

Mark is a commercially minded business professional who has a vast amount of Boardroom and business owner experience across many corporate and SME sector environments. He is very passionate about working with business owners in helping them identify the critical barriers which are holding the businesses back and working with them in providing business support to help them achieve their growth aspirations. Mark has built his experience through working in industry where he has held several senior roles as well as working on previous business support programmes for several years covering the East Midlands region. In his spare time, he likes to play 5 a side football or can be seen on the golf course trying to find his ball!

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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.