Meet the Team

Sharna Devine-Forbes

Business Operations Manager

Sharna joined the Cornwall Innovation Centres in 2017 having previously worked in the public sector managing a variety of multi-faceted European funded projects. Working collaboratively with a diverse range of partners she contributed to the growth and development of those living in Cornwall. Having now swapped students for premises, she remains passionate about driving excellence through the development and implementation of strategies ultimately leading to consistent standard improvements at each of the centres.

Sharna’s remit is broad, managing the day-to-day operational delivery and continuous development of the services delivered through the Innovation Centres in Cornwall. She’s responsible for ensuring that contract compliance and financial performance targets are achieved or exceeded whilst overseeing centre staff teams, facilities and project implementation.

In her free time Sharna enjoys travelling, spending time with her family and friends and slowly decorating her newly built home.