Grant manages Edinburgh Research and Innovation’s Enterprise Development team – a grouping that comprises the company formation support activities for both staff and students; the University’s technology company incubation facilities; and Old College Capital, the University’s in-house venture capital fund.
Since 1995, Grant has been involved in company formation and incubation activities. In 2000 he joined the University as part of its Scottish Institute for Enterprise team. Prior to that, Grant worked for SMEs in the North Sea oil industry and in the financial sector. Grant is a director of Old College Capital and the Edinburgh Technology Fund. He has a degree in Business and Economics – from a long time ago!