One of the founding fathers of the Cambridge Phenomenon has become a consultant to Carter Jonas' Technology Team, which specialises in science parks and research & development facilities.
On retiring, after 18 years, from his position as managing director of the influential St John’s Innovation Centre at the end of last year (2008), Walter Herriot has taken on positions with select businesses in the region as well as retaining roles in influential organisations such as Enterprise East, which he chairs, and the East of England Development Agency where remains ‘Innovation and Enterprise Champion’.
For Carter Jonas, Walter will be working within the firm’s Technology Team which operates out of the Cambridge office and advises a list of technology companies, from start-up to corporates, on a range of property matters.
The Technology Team also works on special projects which include, locally, Butterfield in Luton, Chesterford Research Park, Melbourn Science Park and the University of Essex Research Park.
Welcoming Walter to the new role, Nick Hood, who heads the Carter Jonas Technology Team said:
‘We are delighted that Walter has chosen to work with us. His reputation goes before him and he is held in high regard in business circles locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
‘Walter’s strategic business thinking, entrepreneurial expertise and hands-on experience are second to none and will be invaluable to us and our clients.’