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Hanadi Jabado

Hanadi Jabado

Executive Director, Entrepreneurship Centre, Judge Business School


Office Phone: 01223 339700

Biography:

Hanadi is passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation. A serial entrepreneur herself, she has a strong understanding of the needs of early stage ventures and entrepreneurs. Since 2010 she has been an advisor to start-ups all over the globe in every conceivable sector. 

Hanadi was the driving force behind Accelerate Cambridge, a support programme at Cambridge Judge Business School she founded in 2012 to support and nurture venture creation in Cambridge. Over three years as Director of "Accelerate Cambridge", Hanadi has built and led a team of experienced practitioners who collectively, have guided 90 startups from inception to market. 

Early in 2016 Hanadi was appointed the Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge. The Centre’s remit is to develop practical and academic entrepreneurship programmes supporting budding entrepreneurs and fledging companies from pre-idea and pre-intent, though venture creation, all the way to growth.

Hanadi sits on the advisory board of several startups at various stages of development and growth and is a director of Pitch@Palace CIC. 

In 2016 Hanadi’s work to support entrepreneurs earned her recognition as one of the Maserati100.

Born in Lebanon and raised in France, she is fluent in English, French and Arabic and speaks another four languages. She lives in Cambridge with her four children.

Departments and Institutes

Judge Business School:
Executive Director, Entrepreneurship Centre

Research Interests

Hanadi's aim is to develop practical and academic entrepreneurship programmes supporting budding entrepreneurs and fledging companies from pre-idea and pre-intent, though venture creation, all the way to growth.