Viola Hay is a Smart Specialisation Hub Stakeholder Engagement Manager, and a Knowledge Transfer Manager – Projects at the KTN.
Viola is Projects and Stakeholder Engagement Manager at the Knowledge Transfer Network. Viola is leading the stakeholder engagement activities for the Smart Specialisation Hub in the East of England, working closely with local decision makers and Local Enterprise Partnerships and has a strong track record in project management (PRINCE2® Practitioner), delivering various EU projects.
Some of her previous roles included Dissemination and Communications’ Work Package Leader for OCEANERA-NET and accompanying a Newton Fund Mission to Malaysia. Prior to getting involved in the delivery of international projects, Viola worked for the KTN’s Energy Team in Operations and Community Management.
Viola holds a MA in Cultural Studies and a BA in Foreign Languages (French and Spanish).