Elena is our Relationship Manager at Virgin StartUp. Her role is largely to manage the day-to-day performance of VSU’s Local Partners and Business Advisers, across the UK, to ensure the highest level of start-up loan support.

As an established start-up/scale-up coach, previously running a busy accelerator program for 80 entrepreneurs in Brighton, Elena has proven track record of designing, developing and managing Start-up/Scale up and investment program activities; providing strategic and operational hands-on support for entrepreneurs; and developing a pipeline of attractive businesses for investment opportunities. She is also a qualified barrister, loves country walks and is an avid reader of start-up literature.”