Meet the Team

Nick Palmer

Business Advisor

Strategic Growth Programme

Nick has 25 years of business experience across a range of industries with first-hand experience of the requirements, trials and tribulations of a business owner. Nick has been closely involved in SME business support in Yorkshire since 2016. The companies he has worked with span across different stages of their growth journey from start-up to scale-up to successful growth aspirations. Nick is a LEAN six sigma black belt practitioner, which helps when operating across industry sectors. “This is a great programme to support the many innovative and ambitious businesses in the Leeds City Region.”

Tap into our insights

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.