A NEW director of enterprise and entrepreneurship has taken up her post at Warwickshire College, which also includes Pershore College.

Maria Nelson brings a wealth of experience from previous roles, where she specialised in economic regeneration, development and initiatives to increase the number of people successfully growing their own businesses.

As an entrepreneur herself, she is also listed in the One World Action Top 100 Women: The Unseen Powerful Women Who Change The World (Business & Entrepreneur Category) list.

Most recently she has been running her own successful marketing and business development consultancy, “She said: “I’m passionate about creating the conditions and opportunities for young people to become dynamic and innovative leaders of the future”