THE TEAM

The Team - Kent Science Park

Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to supporting and nurturing companies, big or small, on our parks. We also seek to strengthen each park’s links to the local community and universities.

Our team at Kent Science Park has the benefit of being able to leverage the knowledge, expertise, and connections of a nationwide team of experienced professionals who are all dedicated to supporting UK innovation and providing the best possible experience to occupiers on our parks.

Additionally, the investors behind the Knowledge Factory are able to provide funding to innovative businesses based at Kent Science Park.

Our technical team can support you with:

  • lab design
  • health and safety
  • laboratory and manufacturing operations
  • pilot plant and scale-up facility design

Our support team can help you with:

  • business planning
  • grant sourcing and seed capital
  • identifying funders and investors

Our partners also help with other areas such as IP, recruitment, M&A, and more.

To discover more about our partners, click here

As part of the Knowledge Factory network, Kent Science Park benefits from connections to early stage investors. When ready, we can provide investment and funding to innovative companies that are based on our parks, and have an established proof of concept that requires scale-up funding.

Kent Science Park team

On-site and engaged

Patrick Benham-Crosswell

Patrick Benham-Crosswell

Site Director
Janet Halliburton

Janet Halliburton

Occupier Relations Manager
Neil Tolley

Neil Tolley

Facilities Manager
Bryn Jones

Bryn Jones

Maintenance Manager
Jo Webber

Jo Webber

Reception Manager
Liz Sharpe

Liz Sharpe

Administrator
Stephanie Hendry

Stephanie Hendry

Administrator

The Knowledge Factory team

A national network of experts supporting your business

Keith Thompson

Keith Thompson

EHS and Operations Manager
Andrew Walters

Andrew Walters

Engineering Manager
Mick Gaynor

Mick Gaynor

Operations and Services Engineer
Barry Corner

Barry Corner

Technical Development Area Manager
Dr Michael Anderson

Dr Michael Anderson

Occupier Support Manager

Trinity Investment Management

As the landlord, Trinity works closely with the Kent Science Park team to provide the best possible working environment. Trinity is also able to provide growth capital to suitable businesses based on the park.

Richard O'Boyle

Richard O'Boyle

Executive Director
Simon Hoad

Simon Hoad

Executive Director
James Evans

James Evans

Director
Jeroen Houtzager

Jeroen Houtzager

Director