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Professor Robert Carroll

bachelor of pharmacy (Kings College London), MBA (Bradford)
Professor of Practice - Venture Capital and Private Equity

Department: Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Centre/Institute: HGI
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8466860
Location: C16 (Ingenuity Centre Building, Jubilee Campus)

Rob is a Director of Catapult Ventures and chairs Catapult's four Investment Committees. Prior to September 2013, Rob was Managing Director of Catapult, which he started in October 1999. He previously worked at 3i plc in Leicester and London and ECI in the Midlands.

Rob is Non-Executive Chairman and Investor in Replay Group, Conduiit, Passport 365 and Replay Recycling. He is also a non-executive director and investor in Open Go Sim. He has lectured at Nottingham University Business School since 2011 in Venture Capital and Private Equity and was appointed Honorary Professor in August 2013 and Professor of Practice in July 2016. He is also a Mentor and Teacher for the Royal Academy of Engineering Leaders in Innovation Fellowship Programme and a Santander X Global Awards Mentor.

Rob is an honours graduate with an Upper Second-Class Honours degree in Pharmacy from Kings College, London. He holds an MBA from Bradford University Management School. He also holds an NLP practitioner qualification from the International NLP Trainers Association.

Areas of Expertise
Venture Capital, Private Equity Small Business, Mentoring, Investing

Small Business, Venture Capital, Private Equity

School Administrative Roles
Ingenuity Lab Mentoring



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