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November 12th 2018

Business Breakfast Series: Charlie Curtis

We look forward to welcoming Charlie Curtis (Engineering Science, 1991) to lead a networking breakfast event on entrepreneurship in College as part of the St Hugh’s College Business Breakfast Series. Charlie is a founder and director of, and advisor to, corporate innovations and start-up ventures.

To book your free ticket, please fill out the online form below by Thursday 8 November 2018. If you have any questions about this event, or would like to request a guest ticket, please contact the Development Office on development.office@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk or +44 (0)1865 613839. Priority will be given to St Hugh’s alumni and students.

The dress code for this event is business attire.

 

About our guest speaker

Charlie Curtis is a Director/Founder of two award-winning start-ups: DryGro which grows crops in deserts using 99% less water and Origen Power which generates electricity whilst removing carbon dioxide from the air.

He specialises in driving commercial returns from corporate innovation, both at the programme level and working with specific venture teams. Since 1999 he has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs in organisations such as BMW, Barclays, BP, Shell, Centrica, RBS, Disney, Pearson, Amcor in the UK, USA, India, Africa and Australia. He has also worked with not-for-profits including Carbon Trust, Which?, The Young Foundation and Scope.

He is an Entrepreneurship Expert with the Entrepreneurship Centre, Saïd Business School, where he also mentors and lectures on the Rethinking Business course.

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