Carolyn Keenan has been the Project Manager for BSEEN (Birmingham Skills for Enterprise and Employability Network) since 2012. BSEEN, an award winning, innovative business start-up programme developed to encourage entrepreneurship among students and recent graduates, has helped to create jobs and retain the valuable skills of graduates in the West Midlands region. Since its launch in 2009 BSEEN has supported more than 400 student and graduate led businesses.
Carolyn has worked at Aston University since 2007 as the Placement Manager in the Business School, supporting students to secure their placement year and working with UK businesses. She has a Masters from the Careers Studies department at the University of Warwick.
Previously, Carolyn worked in the private sector for over fifteen years, specialising in advertising and recruitment consultancy.