Programme Management

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee ensures that the content and focus of the programme remains aligned with the evolving needs of high growth potential organisations.

Delivery Team

The delivery team is a balance of leading academics and private sector professionals. The combined skills of the delivery team support the applicants for the duration of the programme. The delivery team is further complemented by the skills and resources of visiting Ambassadors.


Our Ambassador team comprises of a mixture of leading sector specialists, professional advisers and private investors. The Ambassadors support the delivery team, bringing their specialist knowledge to assist the progress of the programme.The Ambassadors are matched with and introduced to high growth businesses to meet specific short or long term needs.

Fast Forward Funding Panel

The Fast Forward Funding panel exists to support applicants who require financial assistance to access the programme. Members of the panel adjudicate applications on an independent basis. The awards are confidential and successful applicants will be requested to reimburse the Fast Forward Fund when they are in a position to do so to assist the journeys of future applicants.