Consultant in Manchester, United Kingdom
Coral Grainger, Managing Director of Capital Relations and New Digital Futures Ltd.
Coral works with government, business, educators and the third sector to grow the digital economy.
She works at the intersection of Place; Community; Education and Technology:
- advising government how to develop digital skills in the community and grow a digital economy,
- advising property developers how to attract, retain and support digital tenants,
- advising educators how to provide skills solutions that meet the needs of the digital business,
- advising tech startups how to start, settle and scale in the community.
Coral is also a co-founder of New Digital Futures - a social enterprise which supports people facing redundancy to capitalise on the benefits of the digital economy.
Coral is heavily involved in the business startup and scale-up community. She is a Techstars Community Leader, curates Manchester Startup Digest and served as Head of Talent and Skills for Tech North.
She has an MSc in Environmental Planning, is a Fellow of the Institute of Place Management, and was nominated as a Fellow of the RSA in 2010 for her contribution to economic development.