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Frank Mills

Frank Mills

Frank Mills

Title: Executive Chairman/Managing Director

Email: F.Mills@coventry.ac.uk

Tel:  +44 (0) 7974984395

Personal Assistant

Sally Hamilton

Tel: +44 (0) 797 498 4278

Email: SHamilton@cad.coventry.ac.uk

Biography

Frank is currently Managing Director and Executive Chairman of Coventry University Enterprises Ltd (CUE Ltd) which is a wholly owned commercial subsidiary of Coventry University. CUE Ltd is responsible for the running of a successful Technology Park, Conference Centre, Recruitment Agency and a specialist division focusing on the delivery of business incubation and start-ups support, entrepreneurial and skill development, particularly focused at SMEs, to support economic development. 

Frank also has overall responsibility for two CUE Ltd subsidiaries: a property management and lettings agency, mainly but not exclusively for Coventry University students; and an overseas subsidiary in Singapore specializing in virtual technologies.

Frank lives in the West Midlands and is married with a grown up family.

In 1999 following a long career with BT in an international customer facing environment he was appointed BT Regional Director, West Midlands and in 2007 as non-executive Director to the BT West Midlands Board. 

Other previous appointments have included Chair of the Solihull NHS Care Trust, Chair of Sandwell Skills & Economic Regeneration Partnership and Chair Screen, Image & Sound Economic Development Group.

Key achievements

  • Diploma in Management Studies
  • Led highest achieving global sales for 5 consecutive years
  • Highest corporate mobile sales for 3 consecutive years
  • Awarded BT CEOs Award for Excellence
  • Awarded Lord Stafford Award – Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Led CUE Ltd to joint award with International Office – Queens Award for Enterprise
  • Honorary Doctor Award, University Central England for significant contribution to economic development of the West Midlands