Wendy Coy

| Director of Operations, Innovation Group. University of Warwick
| Facilitator of the Health and Wellbeing Incubator

Wendy is the Operations Director for the Innovation Group at the University of Warwick, and leads on strategic partnerships, strategic development and the implementation of education, incubation and innovation programmes. With a history across various areas of the University, Health and Education, private and regional sector, she creates and utilises networks and relationships to deliver practical and tactical programmes of innovation and acceleration.

The last 16 years of Wendy’s career has been in the Higher Education Sector, whilst also serving on governing boards in the NHS and Further Education Sector. Prior to that she worked as a human resources and management consultant, and as an HR professional in a number of organisations, SMEs, public bodies, and service providers. Working with small and large organisations on their organisational development, structures, HR strategy and implementation to meet their business ambitions.

She joined the University of Warwick in 2004 and over the following 16 years delivered a range of key projects and roles including; a wholescale salary and terms and conditions project, Head of HR, Warwick Medical School (WMS) and then Chief Admin Officer of WMS; Operations Director of Commercial Operations; Secondment to the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP enabled some regional development experience, and the last 3 years have been in Innovation Management and Operations for the University.

Wendy is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and achieved an MBA in 2009.