• Mike Taylor

    head of industry partnerships

    University of Salford

    A highly experienced professional with a comprehensive range of business, technical, organisational, and managerial skills. With over 25years experience in the financial services, health care & latterly the Higher Education Institution sector developing strategic relationships.
    In his role at the UoS Mike works across all seven schools & four Industry Collaboration Zones (ICZ’s) with a mission to create new & cultivate Industry relationships. By supporting research active academics with professional strategic account management principles, we aim to cultivate exceptional, sustainable & long-term partnerships based on mutual benefits. Working with industry we exchange knowledge to deliver the Universities number one priority -  “By pioneering exceptional industry partnerships we will lead the way in real world experiences preparing students for life.” Helen Marshall Vice-chancellor UoS. The Universities industry partnerships offer a real-world approach to learning for students with a flexible, industry-informed and research-based curriculum co-created by the University and its industry partners.


Championship: Salford 2018

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