Staff Profile

Olga Kozlova

Olga Kozlova


Dr. Olga Kozlova is the creator and Director of Converge Challenge Business Start-Up Competition and Entrepreneurship Training Programme that aims to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs from Scottish universities.

Olga started her career as a Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellow. She then moved on to become a founder and CEO in a biotechnology start-up company, and afterwards worked in business development and knowledge exchange in the life sciences sector.

She is an experienced mentor and non-executive director. Her current focus is policy and delivery of entrepreneurship education and support to early stage companies. Her background includes business development, technology start-ups and investment.

  • Investor In People
  • Cyber Essentials
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprise in Scotland
  • Investors In Young People
  • Family Friendly Working Scotland
  • Disability Confident
  • Living Wage Employer
  • Good Fundraising

About YES

Our Vision is for Scotland to be a place where all young people are given the opportunity to have a rewarding future in work and life - no matter where they start
their journey.

Our Mission is to inspire & equip all young people to learn, develop and reach their full potential through enterprise.

In everything that we do, we will work with the following values: Integrity, Enthusiasm, Creativity & Collaboration.

Contact Us

Young Enterprise Scotland
Rouken Glen Centre
Rouken Glen Park
G46 7UG
United Kingdom

+44 (0)141 406 7722
0141 406 7722

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