Ajay Kapadia

Innovation Advisor

Employer Partnerships

With a degree in Biochemistry and a background in radio journalism, Ajay has been involved at a senior level in several businesses over the last 35 years. These range from textiles through sports brands to a digital agency. He has been through mergers and acquisitions, as well as company sales. Ajay’s main role now is in digital transformation, helping companies to move with the times and develop new systems and processes using cutting-edge technologies. 

Enterprise and commercial interests


  • Accommodation and food service activities

  • Information and communication

  • Financial and insurance activities

  • Real estate activities

  • Administrative and support service activities

  • Public administration and defence; compulsory social security

  • Education

  • Human health and social work activities

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

6th for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020