PACP Partner, Mark Teevan, Appointed to New Role at Dyson School of Engineering
We are delighted to announced that our Dublin based partner, Mark Teevan, has been appointed Entrepreneur & Investor in Residence at the internationally renowned Dyson School of Engineering.
The School is based at Imperial College’s Kensington Campus in London.
Mark will be delivering lectures to students and giving advice to help groups and individuals on their specific business ideas, with the aim of commercialising their projects for future growth.
Imperial is one of the world’s highest ranked universities, with a focus on science, medicine, engineering and business.
The Dyson School has been created to facilitate teaching of design thinking and engineering practice, within a culture of innovation and enterprise.
Mark specialises in the MaaS, Energy Transition and Sustainability sectors, and has the unusual background of top level successful commercial management in a hyper competitive marketplace, combined with delivery of significant, sustainability focused, change programmes.
In addition, he is vastly experienced in building stakeholder communities across the commercial and policymaking worlds.
Speaking about his appointment and role, Mark highlighted the future prospects of the students he had met so far, saying that they are “incredibly bright with wide ranging interests and many will, no doubt, become successful entrepreneurs in due course”.
For more information about Mark, please click here to view his biography.
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