Ajay Kapadia

Innovation Advisor

Centre for Business, Innovation and Enterprise

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

UK University

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

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StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

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The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

for Course Content

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021