Caroline Fleming is a member of the Hub and Head of Incubation and Enterprise at the SETsquared Surrey incubator at the University of Surrey.
Caroline brings a wealth of over 15 years of experience of working with early stage technology companies and a strong track record in developing enterprise support programmes and incubators. At the University of Surrey, she is the Centre Director for the SETsquared Surrey onsite incubator where she manages a collection of SME support programmes, supporting over 100 companies. In addition, she manages the Enterprise Programmes which provide funded opportunities for businesses to collaborate with University researchers and leads the Student Enterprise activities on campus where a wide range of business ideas are encouraged and supported.
Caroline is an engineer by background and has a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering. She’s worked in a variety of sectors including the oil and gas sector, energy sector, as well as more recently in clean-tech, other hi-growth sectors. She is a UNESCO expert in Incubation. In her role, Caroline focuses on providing an excellent business support service to attract the best high growth SMEs and on facilitating the link between the SME network and the other services and research objectives of the University, creating impact and value for all stakeholders.