Lynn Sheppard, Director

Lynn Sheppard is Director of Manchester Enterprise Centre (MEC) at Manchester Business School, a leading Centre that operates across the University of Manchester. The Centre connects enterprise teaching, research and engagement; and encourages individuals and businesses to have the confidence to develop innovative ideas.

Before joining the Centre in 2000, she spent most of her career working in advertising and marketing, during that time establishing and managing a number of companies. Lynn has a strong connection to the region and for over a decade was a senior member of the business development team at Trafford Park Development Corporation, which in that period attracted private sector investment of over £1.7billion. She also worked on the establishment of its various successor organisations such as MIDAS and Trafford Park Manufacturing Institute.

Her particular interests are in the applied areas of corporate innovation, business acceleration, entrepreneurship and customer-led marketing.

  Location: Harold Hankins Building, 8th floor
Tel: +44 (0)161 306 8486
Fax: +44 (0)161 306 8488
Email: l.sheppard@manchester.ac.uk