About Innovation for Growth

Innovation for Growth

Founded in 2010, Innovation for Growth is a business consultancy firm which specialises in undertaking innovation audits and advising organisations as how they can maximise their innovation capabilities. ¬†Innovation has often been cited as a key competitive advantage, and failing to understand innovation and how the organisation can improve could be a source of a decline in the company’s performance and future.

We consider innovation from five perspectives as shown below.

Innovation Audit methodology

Innovation for Growth also conducts desktop, business research. We believe that companies undertake insufficient research due to a lack of time and resources, and a desire to devote both to their core activities.

To find out more, visit our website: http://www.innovationforgrowth.co.uk


About Christopher Mobbs


Photo of C W MobbsChris trained as a Chartered Surveyor, following graduation from The City University in 1988 with an Honours degree in Property Valuation and Management. He worked in the property industry for 17 years, initially with Healey and Baker, property consultants and Chartwell Land, the property company owned by Kingfisher and joined Slough Estates (now SEGRO) in 1992. At Slough Estates, he undertook a number of roles including portfolio management, real estate acquisitions, research into new markets, property development, and finally in a diverse, corporate role reporting to the CEO, which included being a member of the four person global, cross-functional, corporate ‘Business Strategy Team’.

In 2005, Slough Estates sponsored Chris to read a full-time MBA at the School of Management, Cranfield University, which he successfully completed in 2006 and he left Slough Estates shortly afterwards. In 2002, Chris was appointed a Director and Trustee of Mobbs Memorial Trust Limited, a charitable organisation centred on Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire. In 2010, he founded Innovation for Growth Limited. He is currently a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Member of the Chartered Management Institute.


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