Enterprise Support

By inspiring the University of Sheffield community to be entrepreneurial, the Emerge: Be Enterprising programme supports students, staff and graduates to develop business ideas (based on non-University intellectual property).


Our Team

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Matt Charlton

Enterprise Manager


A local to Sheffield, Matt has worked in a number of roles across the creative and entertainment tech sector running large scale programmes and events, providing business support and training development initiatives for early stage business founders and startups. Matt is inspired by the passion, skills and ingenuity of a future generation of young entrepreneurs in Sheffield and is keen to help build the enterprise community across the University

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Tom Hemington

Enterprise Officer


A former engineering graduate, turned entrepreneurial enabler that has experience of establishing and supporting businesses.  Tom is passionate about equipping people to be enterprising in all that they do, creative problem solving and supporting people to take opportunities that put all this into practice.    

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Victoria Berry

Community Builder & Marketing Officer


Victoria's diverse cultural experiences and a successful track record in music industry start-ups will bring a new passion for promoting Yorkshire's business networks to the team. As a Chartered Professional Marketer specialising in strategy, branding, and innovation, she possesses the expertise to effectively showcase Emerge's offer to the community.