Malcolm Johnston

Head of Enterprise


Malcolm has been involved in business and enterprise support for nearly 20 years, working as an adviser, a business consultant and as a manager of business support teams in Yorkshire, the East of England and the East Midlands. In 2013 Malcolm was involved in designing and launching the Northamptonshire Growth Hub and in 2014 he took over management of the Inspire2Enterprise service which is funded and supported by the University of Northampton.

Prior to developing a career in business support, Malcolm owned and ran a small manufacturing business in Scotland.

Team Responsibilities

  • Setting the strategic direction for Inspire2Enterprise and securing its sustainability
  • Promoting Enterprise to the Social Sector and beyond
  • Raising awareness about Inspire2Enterprise and its services
  • Leading a dynamic and diverse team of individuals passionate about enterprise



Outside Interests

Away from the social enterprise scene, Malcolm loves spending time with his family, traveling (be it via transport or on foot), food and drink and watching rugby.