Our team brings a wealth of experience to offer bespoke support for SETsquared Bristol ventures.
As well as the Centre Director, Community Manager, and Administration team, our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence bring insights from their own high-tech businesses.
Monika Radclyffe, Centre Director
Monika is responsible for SETsquared Bristol Business Incubation Centre, where she manages the Centre’s strategy and delivery of incubation activity to the 80+ high-tech ventures.
Monika's career includes setting up a student incubator at the University of Westminster, running an entrepreneurial community of 6,000 members, setting up two co-working spaces and a digital acceleration programme at Dreamstake, facilitating open innovation programmes between corporates, academics and startups,running global innovation events at Fortune 500 firm, Cognizant, and leading delivery on fintech innovation programmes at ENTIQ.
Paul Forster, Community Manager
As Community Manager, Paul builds relationships, connects and solves problems within the SETsquared community, and works with the wider Bristol and South West ecosystem to form collaborative and mutually beneficial partnerships. He project manages partnerships with corporate and innovative partners and is focused on and committed to spearheading diversity.
Rhian Jarman, Events and Marketing Coordinator
Rhian co-ordinates the centre’s event programme including the annual SETsquared Tech-Xpo showcase, regular networking events for members, as well as founder, alumni and mentor forums. Rhian also co-ordinates the marketing and communications activities, including social media, online content, newsletters and centre and venture publicity.
Amy Price, Admin Assistant
Amy’s duties include support for the Centre Director and the SETsquared team, the first contact for supporting tenants and members, managing onboarding for new members, organising incubator resident office moves, and ensuring seamless transition for members graduating the programme. Amy also assists on the organisation of Business Review Panels, as well as other internal events.
Greville Commins, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Greville combines his high tech background, start-up experience, funding, international business development with a 17 year mentoring track record to help entrepreneurs accelerate their businesses, he has worked with over 200 companies during this time. He is also NonExec Chair of several Bristol tech companies helping them build teams and grow their businesses.
Rick Chapman, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Rick Chapman has over 30 years of experience working in high tech industries, predominantly Semiconductors and Software. He is currently Chairman of NuNano Ltd, an Entrepreneur-in-Residence in SETsquared Bristol and works with other organisations in Bristol & Bath supporting the high tech cluster, including his role as High Tech Sector Specialist for Invest Bristol & Bath.
Pete Keevil, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Pete specialises in companies supported by the UK IOT Boost programme. He has an MEng from University of Bath and has a long career in R&D Management primarily in the Mobile Telecom industry and has worked in global companies and small startups. In 2017 Pete was recognised by SETsquared as one of the Top 50 UK entrepreneurs of the past 15 years.