Jackie has just joined the team as Business Engagement Executive for West of Scotland. Jackie comes from an entrepreneurial background having previously created her own businesses within the food and drink industry. She has a wealth of experience with start-ups and has a unique insight into accelerators and incubators through her own experience and has helped and supported a range of many other entrepreneurial ventures throughout her career. Passionate about Scottish businesses, and in her own time, Jackie is a founding board member of the Glasgow Basket Brigade, a volunteer organisation providing food and essentials to those across Glasgow experiencing difficulties and hardships. A former client of Interface, she is excited to join the team and has experienced the rewards of successful collaborations between business and academia.