Launchpad Business Development Manager
Jo Banks is the Launchpad Business Development Manager. Jo is responsible for identifying and working with Industry Partners to develop the ‘challenges’ that Launchpad graduate teams will work on during their 12 month incubation and acceleration programme. Jo has over 20 years’ experience of working with partners within the private, voluntary and public sectors. This experience has spanned the breadth of supporting the start-up of social enterprises, developing multi-sector partnerships, undertaking project and programme management, working for an Economics and Planning Consultancy and also developing a Cornwall and Isles of Scilly economic evidence base for a €600 million European economic funding programme to support business R&D, innovation, productivity and growth.