Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Ingenuity Team

 The Ingenuity Programme is delivered by a multi-disciplinary team. You can find out more about us below.

Claire Donaldson

Claire Mulholland

Head of Ingenuity Programme

Claire leads on programme strategy, external partnerships and stakeholder relationships. Her background is in social impact, innovation and civic entrepreneurship education with expertise in project management, experiential learning, business and executive coaching and engaging with hard-to-reach communities and vulnerable groups. She is passionate about driving social change and creating meaningful positive impact for people and communities.


Mike Reid

Mike Reid

Ingenuity Operations Manager

Mike manages the operational planning and delivery of the programme, looking after relationships with university partners, contributors, mentors, assessors and other stakeholders. He has previously worked managing community projects and is passionate about helping those who have most often been underrepresented.



Craig Butterworth

Senior Project Officer

Craig ensures the smooth day-to-day running of Ingenuity, working with the Head of Programme to provide ongoing support for our start-ups. Craig also chairs the University of Nottingham’s LGBTQ+ Staff Network and is tackling climate change locally by growing his own veg!




Dr Tom Coogan

Academic in Residence


The Ingenuity Programme is supported by our Academic in Residence Tom, who takes our participants through a step-by-step process to find and validate their ideas. His research focuses on disability and identity within entrepreneurship, and works to ensure the programme is accessible to all.



Professor Simon Mosey


Simon is responsible for governance of the Ingenuity Programme, and supports the team to ensure the programme’s focus and activities align closely with the University of Nottingham’s strategy. Simon also leads all entrepreneurship and innovation research, teaching, knowledge exchange and impact activity for the University of Nottingham.






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Nottingham University Business School

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Email: ingenuitylab@nottingham.ac.uk