Mark Schneider


Previous roles

Head of the West Midlands European Service for the West Midlands region of the UK and managing delivery teams in Brussels and Birmingham.

Business Development Manager at Coventry University with reponsibility for developing new European and international markets for the university.

Network Manager for ProTon Europe based in Brussels with responsibility for coordianting a network of 270 European universities’ business development offices.

Senior expert for the Innovation Relay Centre network based in Brussels with responsibility for providing training, advice and support to a network of 71 SME technology transfer support centres.

Personal skills

Effective personnel and financial management for large scale European and interntional projects, involving multiple partners.

Strong communication skills, whether chairing meetings, presenting or delivering training courses.

Successful bid and tender writing over a number of years for national, European and International programmes.

Stragetic thinking helping businesses to identify new inetrnational market opportunities and appropriate business partners.