Richard Leighton

Organisation: Birmingham City University
Role: Enterprise Manager
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Richard is entrepreneurial and creative with a background in the design, development, implementation and management of projects, programmes, initiatives and enterprises – working in such roles as a Social Entrepreneur in Residence and Social Responsibility Manager.

His entrepreneurship interests are around fashion and social innovation and he’s gained skills in research, written and visual communication, business support and planning, project and programme design and development, funding and investment, financial management and reporting, relationship and partnership development, stakeholder, project and programme management.

Richard is interested in social entrepreneurship and social innovation as well as fashion, art, design and Travel.