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Christina King 208845

Christina King BEng (Hons). MBA.

Business Development Manager

Summary

Christina King is the Business Development Manager for the faculty of Health and Wellbeing, working in the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC), Centre for Sports Engineering Research (CSER) and Centre for Sport and Exercise Science (CSES). She specialises in income generation and business development. 

  • About

    Christina King is the Business Development Manager for the faculty of Health and Wellbeing, working in the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC)Centre for Sports Engineering Research (CSER) and Centre for Sport and Exercise Science (CSES). She specialises in income generation and business development. 

    Originally from a mechanical engineering background, Christina studied a Master in Business Administration at Leeds University Business school. Her work has focused collaborating with external agencies such as Devices for Dignity (n 2013) developing Healthcare Technology business. She has worked in number of roles spanning manufacturing, management consultancy and now business development. Alongside strategy development and implementation, and new product design. She has been involved in successfully securing small and medium sized contract business at just under £3m (principle applicant) and multimillion pound programmes such as the Olympic Legacy: National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (£10m) and the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (£14m).

    Areas of interest:

    • Sports engineering
    • Business development
    • Health and wellbeing
    • Engineering 
  • Research

  • Publications

    A list of publications is available from the institutional repository, SHURA

    Copeland, R.J., King, C., Flint, S., and Whitney, D. (2014). The Olympic Games and Sponsors Have Left Town – What about the Legacy? Olympika.

  • Other activities

    • Independent Non-Executive Director (Commercial) for the National Ice Skating Association
    • Career Ready Local Advisory Board, Longley Park Sixth Form College 
    • National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine Executive
    • STEM Ambassador 
    • Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

  • Media

    Christina King is the Business Development Manager for the faculty of Health and Wellbeing, working in the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC)Centre for Sports Engineering Research (CSER) and Centre for Sport and Exercise Science (CSES). She specialises in income generation and business development. 

    Areas of expertise: 

    • Sport engineering
    • Business development
    • Health and wellbeing 
    • Engineering

    Notable media coverage: 

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