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Diana Pasek-Atkinson
Diana Pasek-Atkinson
Enterprise Adviser, NTU Enterprise Nottingham Trent University
Diana‘s professional bio / interests
Diana Pasek-Atkinson Enterprise Advisor, NTU Enterprise, Nottingham Trent University Diana joined the NTU Enterprise Team in 2016, returning to her alma mater Nottingham Trent University after some years! Her role is supporting students, graduates and SMEs to start up, grow and innovate in business. Diana has a particular interest in helping creative people understand how to make a living from their creativity. After graduating with a BA(Hons) Fine Art, she set up as self-employed, subsequently pursuing a career combining her love of business, creative and education fields. Diana worked in the arts, museums and galleries sector as an educator and events manager following her PGCE Art & Design Education. She was a Strategic Arts Development Officer for Creative Industries at Nottinghamshire County Council for seven years and served as a trustee of Arts Development UK. She was also a founder and director of horticultural business Plantessential. Diana achieved her MBA from Nottingham University Business School in 2002, was awarded a fellowship of EEUK (Enterprise Educators UK) in 2019 and has been a fellow of the RSA (Royal Society for the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) since 2015. Nottingham Trent University NTU Enterprise moves to a new home this year! Dryden Enterprise Centre
I’d like help with…
I'm developing support for innovation in business, focusing on the people part. I'd love to talk to anyone helping individuals in their business see innovation as something that everyone can contribute to and the methods they use to create that culture.
An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…
I love to dance and dabbled in various forms including Kathak, Jazz and Belly Dancing
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A career highlight
Being awarded my Fellowship of Enterprise Educators UK (EEUK) in 2019 having submitted a written reflective portfolio as a practitioner of enterprise education
Joined Guild
13 October, 2020