Scottish Institute for Enterprise
Fiona Godsman is CEO of the Scottish Institute of Enterprise (SIE), the national organisation for promoting and supporting enterprise skills and entrepreneurship in Scotland’s universities and colleges. SIE’s vision is for Scotland to be the best place in the world for students to develop the innovative and entrepreneurial mindsets they need to become the change-makers, innovators and global leaders of the future.
She has served on a number of advisory groups related to enterprise and entrepreneurship education in UK and EU, and sits on the board of trustees of Glasgow Clyde College.
Prior to leading SIE, Fiona worked for over 20 years in senior global sales, marketing and business development roles in a number of pharmaceutical biotechnology organisations, including Q-One Biotech and Invitrogen and subsequently set up her own biotech marketing consultancy.
Fiona’s wealth of experience ensures that SIE plays a vital connecting role between academia and business within Scotland’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, ensuring that activities remain relevant, effective and supportive to both student entrepreneurs and academic staff.