Dr Mark Tock
Mark and his team are responsible for managing the Nexus building. They ensure that our community has a supportive, inspiring and productive environment in which to succeed and grow together. Mark has a passion for supporting entrepreneurs to translate world-leading research into real world impact that changes lives.
Mark brings a wealth of experience from the innovation and start-up landscape. He has led a number of incubation and science park projects including: Liverpool Innovation Park (LIP), Sheffield Bioincubator and Nottingham University Innovation Park (UNIP). He has also provided advisory and mentoring support to developing incubators in Malaysia and China.
An Applied Biological Scientist by training, Mark holds a PhD in Biology (Genetics) from the University of Leeds and followed a research career until gaining his MBA from Edinburgh Management School. He also holds a PG Cert for Business Incubation, Coaching, and Mentoring from the University of Huddersfield.