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Professor Rob Carroll

Professor Rob Carroll


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Rob is a Director of Catapult Ventures and chairs Catapult’s Investment Committees. Prior to September 2013, Rob was Managing Director of Catapult, which he started in October 1999. He previously worked at 3i plc in Leicester and London and ECI in the Midlands.

Rob is Non-Executive Chairman and Investor in Replay Group, Conduiit and Passport 365. He is also a non-executive director and investor in Open Go Sim and an investor in Ekkosense Ltd.  He has lectured at Nottingham University Business School since 2011 in Venture Capital and Private Equity and was appointed Honorary Professor in August 2013 and Professor of Practice in July 2016. He is also a Mentor and Teacher for the Royal Academy of Engineering Leaders in Innovation Fellowship Programme.

Rob is an honours graduate with an Upper Second-Class Honours degree in Pharmacy from Kings College, London.  He holds an MBA from Bradford University Management School. He also holds an NLP practitioner qualification from the International NLP Trainers Association.