Young innovator is UQ’s first Chief Student Entrepreneur

13 Feb 2018
 Ben Coughlin and Professor Iain Watson
Chief Student Entrepreneur Ben Coughlin and UQ Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) Professor Iain Watson

The University of Queensland has appointed a Chief Student Entrepreneur to inspire and mentor young innovators.

Third-year economics student Ben Coughlin, a successful entrepreneur in his own right, is the first person to hold the position.

UQ Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) Professor Iain Watson said Mr Coughlin, of Indooroopilly, was a role model for current and future students.