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About Conor Dangerfield

Prior to his journey with the University of Chester, Conor has been involved and helped start a family run business that led to his passion in developing entrepreneurship. This business started from a small cleaning company and developed into the management of five-star holiday accommodation on the Isle of Man. Additionally, he has supported on the National Citizenship Programme (NCS), helping deliver the programme to 40-50 young adults in the Bootle area of Liverpool, raising over £2000 in local social action projects.

During his undergraduate degree Conor was given the opportunity to further engage in entrepreneurship activity, forming a business with some of his colleagues. In this capacity the business were the winners of the Santander Enterprise Challenge and was a finalist in The Pitch an internal University of Chester award, the Young Enterprise Student Start-up Regional Finals and TATA Varsity Pitch 1st round.

In his role as first a Learning Facilitator and then as a Lecturer, Conor has assisted and taught on BU5050: Entrepreneurial Thought & Action, BU4012: Essentials of Entrepreneurship and BU5014: Operational Decision Making. In addition to supervising Level 6 dissertations on BU6024.

Conor has a passion for entrepreneurship, finance, and business strategy. With interests in entrepreneurship ecosystem development and funding solutions for start-ups using finance technology.