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Estelle Paley

Business Development Officer

Partnerships Local Engagement and Commercial Services

Staff Group(s)
Professional Services


Estelle supports the process of identifying, developing and securing investment opportunities. This entails working with academic colleagues, external stakeholders and economics partners to develop successful funding applications drawing from current business challenges, good practice and practical experience of programme management. This supports businesses gaining access to academic expertise, graduate talent and world-class facilities of the University.

Career overview

Estelle has a background in innovation and technology transfer in healthcare, biotech and aerospace industries. She worked previously for Coventry University Enterprises Ltd connecting innovative organisations with overseas research and industry partners. The aim was to develop their innovation processes, to exploit their Intellectual Property and to join EU R&D projects.

Estelle has also a background in lecturing. She worked for IESEG Lille School of Management creating and delivering management modules for undergraduate and postgraduate levels.