Meet the Team
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Meet the Team

Tracey Smith
Chief Executive Officer

Tracey leads the team, networks extensively both locally and nationally is always on the look-out for improvements and new ideas. She works closely with the Board setting strategy and ensures our shareholders are happy with our performance.

The door is always open if there is anything you would like to discuss. With access to extensive networks if there is any individual or an organisation that you need an introduction to, just let Tracey know.
Sarah Savage
Operations Manager

Sarah is central to the smooth and efficient operation of the business. She is responsible for HR, project manages and ensures the smooth running of our quality management system and was instrumental in YSPL attaining Gold status with Investors in People Award in 2017.

Sarah is a great problem-solver and looks into any issues which may arise as the Complaints Champion.
Adam Douglas
Deputy Facilities Manager

Adam is part of the management team of York Science Park's dedicated Facilities team. 

Adam joins the management team following five years’ experience in the facilities team, which has given him the skills that enable him to ensure the smooth running and maintenance of the buildings that make up York Science Park.

Adam is keen to ensure that as a team we continually strive to improve facilities to keep York Science Park as the place to come and run your business. 

Nick Sutton
Facilities Manager

Nick Sutton is York Science Park's dedicated Facilities Manager.

Nick comes with a wealth of experience, and his work as Facilities Manager within the Forensic Science Service has given him the skills to run a department supporting the work of over 100 resident companies. 

Day to day Nick will assist with any facilities matters that arise, and generally support the facilities team in ensuring buildings run smoothly.
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Darrell Hooper
Business Development Manager

If you are interested in an office or laboratory in any of our centres please contact Darrell. He will be delighted to show you around and discuss what York Science Park has to offer your organisation. Darrell also arranges interesting and useful business support programmes so please let him know if you can contribute.

Darrell has extensive contacts in our centres and in the local business community ensuring every opportunity for collaboration and knowledge exchange is taken forward.

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Ally Hales
Conference Coordinator

Ally is based in the Innovation Centre. As Conference Coordinator, Ally ensures the efficient management and running of your meeting and events.  

Ally provides invaluable support to the other team members, centre cover as well as helping the senior team with projects.

You can contact Ally on 01904 435100 or via

Call now on 01904 435100 or email
Catherine Conolly
Brand Manager
Catherine is the Brand Manager for York Science Park, and her role includes providing marketing support to resident companies, assisting with awards entries, promoting the work carried out on the park, and she manages projects including our annual surveys and 25th Anniversary project. 

If you have any news or a story you think might be worth promoting, get in touch with Catherine to talk about it more!

Catherine also provides cover for all of the receptions.

Call now on 01904 435100 or email 
Katy Holmes
Business Development Assistant
Katy helps support our business development and is involved with Sales and Marketing.

Katy handles sales enquiries, carries out showrounds, manages relationships with resident companies and she is keen to arrange events that help support our residents. 

Katy also provides cover for all of the receptions.

If you'd like to know more about the services we can offer at York Science Park call Katy now on 01904 435100 or email
Call now on 01904 435100 or email
Robert Bebbington
Facilities Assistant

Rob is another important member of the facilities team who assists with the facilities management in all of the centres ensuring excellent levels of service are maintained.

Rob has expertise on health and safety processes and is keen to ensure high standards are continually met.

Wendy Redfern
Centre Coordinator
Wendy is based in The Catalyst, where she will meet and greet visitors and service the meeting rooms in the centre. She will issue your parking permits, handle all your post and provides support to the YSPL team.

Wendy always ensures a friendly welcome.
Rosemarie Brannan
Centre Coordinator

Rosemarie is primarily based in the IT Building in the mornings, where she will meet and greet your visitors whilst servicing the three meeting rooms in the centre.

Rosie regularly receives great feedback and loves providing great customer service.

Annie Chaplin
Centre Coordinator
Annie is mainly based in the IT Centre in the afternoons. When she's not servicing any of the four meeting rooms in the IT Centre she provides assistance to residents, handles post and greets visitors. In addition to her daily duties Annie also provides support for the YSPL team and deals with credit control tasks. 

Annie enjoys providing great customer service and is always happy to help. 
Lynne Bainbridge
Centre Coordinator
Lynne works across all four Centres providing cover where necessary.

Alongside assisting Residents, greeting conference delegates and providing a genuine friendly service, Lynne helps both the Operations and Business Development Teams with ongoing projects.

Board Members

Prof Saul Tendler Chairman/ Director
Tracey Smith Chief Executive Officer
Jenny McAleese Director
Phillip Callow Director
David Key Director
Jon Greenwood Director
Richard Flanagan Director
Michael Slade Financial Controller

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