Frank Mills

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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
Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021