Olga Kozlova

Last name

Dr Olga Kozlova is the Director of Converge Challenge-a successful pan-Scotland business competition and management training programme aimed at creating new generation of entrepreneurs. Olga has over ten years of experience in technology commercialisation and start-up support as an entrepreneur, mentor and company formation executive. Her main interests lie in the field of entrepreneurship, knowledge exchange and investment. Olga started her career as a RSE Enterprise Fellow, then moved on to an MD role in a biotechnology start-up company and afterwards worked in research and technology transfer offices at Scotland’s HEIs. She holds a PhD in Cell Signalling and an MSc in New Venture Creation.

Working Group: Industry Working Group


Areas of Interest
Business and Industry
Heriot-Watt University
Key words
entrepreneurship, management training, business competition

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Dr Theodore Koutmeridis is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow, where he co-ordinates the "Behaviour, Structure and Interventions" interdisciplinary research network. He holds a PhD in Economics from Warwick University where he was a Royal Economic Society Junior Fellow and an Onassis Scholar.