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Meet the team

Our Approach

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Meet the Team



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Patrick
Benham-Crosswell

Andy
Jejna

Babs
Knott

Liz
Sharpe

Jo
Webber

Emma
Elgar

Patrick Benham-Crosswell

Patrick Benham-Crosswell has been appointed by M J Mapp Limited as the Site Director at Kent Science Park following its change of ownership and management last year. His role is to be the focus of relations between the landlord, tenants and the local community.   Patrick’s career has included time in the Army, the City as a corporate financier, green energy and manufacturing.

Tel: 01795 411500
Email: p.benham-crosswell@ksp-uk.com

Andy Jejna

Andy Jejna is the newest member of the team, joining as the new Facility Manager at Kent Science Park. Andy will be working closely with Paddy and the Maintenance Team to run and improve the facilities here at KSP. Andy has previously had a full career in The Royal Engineers.  Highlights of his varied career included building Camp Bastion, the main UK base in Afghanistan, and arranging the accommodation for the military component of the London Olympics in 2012. Since leaving the Army, Andy has been working as the Facilities Manager for a major company, looking after 25 sites across Europe.

Tel: 01795 411500
Email: a.jejna@ksp-uk.com

Babs Knott

Babs took up the post as Site Administrator in May 1999. She is responsible for the transition from enquiry to occupation for new tenant companies moving to Kent Science Park.  Her role includes liaising between relevant parties to ease and speed the legal process as well as Soft Services. Once on board, all tenants’ questions and queries are dealt with quickly and efficiently by Babs and Jo.

Tel: 01795 411500
Email: b.knott@ksp-uk.com

Liz Sharpe

Liz joined MJ Mapp in April 2017, taking on her role as the Facilities Administrator earlier this year. Working closely with the Facilities Team, she maintains and coordinates management information whilst liaising with tenants on matter such as Health & Safety.

Tel: 01795 411500
Email: liz.sharpe@ksp-uk.com

Jo Webber

Jo joined the team at Kent Science Park in June 2012. Jo works on reception and is the first point of contact for visitors to the science park. She is responsible for the telephone answering service offered to tenant companies. Jo is also the point of contact for conference and meeting room bookings, photocopying and postal services.

Tel: 01795 411500
Email: reception@ksp-uk.com

Emma Elgar

Emma is responsible for raising the profile and reputation of the Park through marketing and communications activities. Principally, these activities are designed to attract tenants and improve relations with tenants and the local community. Emma also organises networking and business critical talks held in the conference centre for the benefit of tenant companies.

Tel: 01795 411500
Email: emma.e@ksp-uk.com

Our Approach



Containing both geographical and network-wide clusters in some of the UK’s highest- growth industries, KSP can provide unrivalled support for their tenants in business, national contacts and University links.

Just 30 minutes from Canterbury and 60 minutes from central London, Kent Science Park is perfectly located to access Universities for graduates and collaboration projects.

The site is located in the Thames Gateway – one of the most exciting locations in the UK – a region where there has been huge investment to provide the connectivity needed to support business growth.

Operating costs, including both property and workforce, are up to 60% cheaper than in Central or West London, and many other metropolitan centres in Kent and around the UK.

KSP is also a member of the UK Science Park Association (UKSPA) giving companies access to a wealth of knowledge and resource.

The Management team based on-site provide immediate solutions to any questions.

 

We Facilitate



At Kent Science Park, we will support you.

Whether that’s support through the incubation process, or helping you take the next steps on the international stage; we have the knowledge, expertise and connections to get the best from your business.

Contact the management team on 01795 411500 or info@ksp-uk.com.

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