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Jo Howorth

Engagement Manager: Talent & Skills

Dedicated to finding innovative ways to help business and develop talent, Jo has delivered a number of key initiatives across Nexus and the University of Leeds. This includes a leadership network of chief executives, partners, managing directors and entrepreneurs which supports and challenges students in their professional development and advises on educational programme design to meet business needs. Jo is also leading the new Nexus Venture Mentoring Service, based on the MIT model, to enable our member businesses to develop and scale at pace, and support innovation fellows to implement their innovation and entrepreneurial plans. She supports members in sourcing talent for exclusive projects as she brings her wealth of experience to the Nexus community.

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