Veronica Ferguson is here to help!

Veronica is the Enterprise Outreach Manager for Converge Challenge and can help build your confidence and business skills. She actively promotes the Enterprise agenda across Scotland; working in close partnership with other members of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, to support the individual journeys of entrepreneurs from Scottish universities, ensuring there are referral pathways and directions to their next appropriate step.

She provides 1-2-1 bespoke advice to assist you in your initial entry, business plan and onward journey to set you on the path to becoming investor ready!

Dr Olga Kozlova, Director of Converge Challenge will also be on hand to assist Converge Challenge alumni, entrants and our cohort.

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Veronica Ferguson

Enterprise Outreach Manager

Veronica has worked in a leadership role developing partnerships for many years.  Her skills include project management of multiple projects, managing change, developing new models of service delivery and stakeholder management. Veronica is an active volunteer, Chairing the Board of a Voluntary Organisation, contributing to the strategic direction, supporting the CEO and adopting specific responsibility for income generation and business planning.

Veronica joined the Converge Challenge Team late in 2014 and as Outreach Manager, is working to actively support the Enterprise agenda in Universities across Scotland. Veronica works in close partnership with other members of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem to support the individual journeys of entrepreneurs from Scottish Universities, ensuring that there are referral pathways and that entrepreneur are directed to the appropriate next step for their journey. 

Dr Olga Kozlova


Dr Olga Kozlova is the Director of Converge Challenge and Enterprise Creation Manager at Heriot-Watt University. She specialises in creation and growth of technology companies with particular focus on assisting start-ups in sales and marketing, fund raising and building a team. Dr Kozlova started and ran a spin-out company and is an experienced mentor and non executive director. She also delivers entrepreneurship training in the UK and internationally.