Diarmuid O’Brien will continue to act as CEO of Cambridge Enterprise for one day a week.

Diarmuid O'Brien

Diarmuid O’Brien, chief executive of the University of Cambridge’s commercialisation arm Cambridge Enterprise, is set to become pro-vice-chancellor for innovation at the institution in April.

O’Brien will replace Andy Neely, whose term will conclude at the end of next month. O’Brien will continue to serve as chief executive of Cambridge Enterprise for one day a week “to provide continuity and connection”.

The new appointment comes

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Thierry Heles

Thierry Heles is the editor of Global University Venturing, host of the Beyond the Breakthrough interview podcast and responsible for the monthly GUV Gazette (sign up here for free).