Marketing and Communications

Christian Pratt - Head of Marketing and Communications

Christian is leading the Marketing and Communications team in developing and implementing a strategic, integrated approach to serving Cambridge Enterprise’s customers and expanding its markets.

Christian’s focus is on better understanding the expectations of the University’s academics and researchers as the starting point for devising a more relevant and effective marketing mix. At the same time, Christian and the team are working constantly to showcase the world-class technologies and innovations available through Cambridge Enterprise, and to illustrate the wider benefits that commercialisation provides for society and the economy.

Christian has previously worked for a variety of consumer and business-facing organisations including Imperial War Museums, Rail Delivery Group, Avis and Prudential.

A graduate of the University of Southampton, Christian is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and holds the Institute’s Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing.

Christian joined Cambridge Enterprise in 2017.


Joanna Tramontin - Marketing Manager

Managing the marketing function of the team, Joanna is responsible for the promotion of Cambridge Enterprise's services to both University and external audiences.

Joanna has managed a variety of projects and programmes focused on raising awareness of our services and driving engagement with the University and the wider external community.

Joanna previously worked in the financial services sector. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

Joanna joined Cambridge Enterprise in 2004.



Catherine Aman - Press and Media Manager

Catherine is responsible for Cambridge Enterprise’s press relations and the Annual Review.

She was a magazine reporter and editor in New York City for many years before relocating to Cambridge.

A graduate of Brown University, Catherine has an MA in print journalism from Columbia University.

Catherine joined Cambridge Enterprise in July 2016.



Ruth Jackson - Communications Manager

Ruth is responsible for managing communications for both Cambridge Enterprise's University and external markets. She also leads on staff communications. 

Ruth previously managed the PR and marketing for light therapy specialist Lumie. She has also worked for technology consultancy Sagentia (when it was The Generics Group) as well as the Institute for Manufacturing and the Cambridge Judge Business School within the University.

Ruth is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and holds the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing.

Ruth joined Cambridge Enterprise in August 2018.

Ruth Jackson

Robert Ince - Marketing Executive

Robert is focused on implementing the marketing strategy for Cambridge Enterprise's University market which includes all academics, researchers and students working for or studying at the University.

Previously Events Manager and then Research Marketing Manager within Cranfield School of Management at Cranfield University, Robert worked to promote student recruitment figures for the MBA, DBA and PhD programmes. He was also responsible for a portfolio of management masters courses.

Robert joined Cambridge Enterprise in January 2017.

Rob Ince

Helena Berry - Marketing Executive

Helena is responsible for marketing Cambridge Enterprise’s services to audiences beyond the University.

While supporting Cambridge Enterprise’s mission and company objectives, Helena develops and implements key strategies to engage with external organisations, public bodies, charities and stakeholders who are potential customers for the technologies, inventions, expertise and intellectual property available from the University of Cambridge.

Before joining Cambridge Enterprise, Helena was the Digital Marketing Coordinator for a leading heritage property developer and has also previously worked for a start-up technology company specialising in the Internet of Things and Machine to Machine connections.

A graduate of the University of Hull, Helena is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and holds the Institute’s Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing with a digital specialism.

Helena joined Cambridge Enterprise in July 2018.



Laura Roberts - Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Laura is responsible for marketing Cambridge Enterprise’s services across the markets. The Marketing and Communications Coordinator supports marketing projects as directed by the Marketing Manager and in line with our mission, the business objectives and marketing plan.

Laura has worked in a variety of marketing- and customer-facing roles, both within smaller institutions and the University of Cambridge. Her previous roles have given her the opportunity to assist at events in Europe and the US.

A graduate of De Montfort University, Laura has a degree in Performing Arts.

Laura joined Cambridge Enterprise in 2012.

Currently on maternity leave.

Laura Roberts

Dr Emma Salgård Cunha - Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Project Lead

Emma is Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Project Lead.

Her role is to develop and enhance Cambridge Enterprise’s support for academics, researchers and students in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, with the aim of enabling creative engagements between Cambridge researchers and beneficiaries in business, government and policy, the voluntary and community sector, and wider society.

Prior to joining Cambridge Enterprise, Emma was College Lecturer in Theology at Keble College, Oxford and Lecturer in English at Middlebury College’s Oxford Humanities Programme. She also worked in outreach, public engagement and student recruitment at Cambridge’s Faculty of Divinity.

Emma holds a PhD from the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge. Her monograph, a study of eighteenth-century religious and literary culture, appeared in 2017. She is Executive Secretary of the British Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies.

Emma joined Cambridge Enterprise in December 2018.


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