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Meet our team

susandr Susan Matos

Head of Knowledge Transfer Centre

Susan leads the Knowledge Transfer Centre, and supports a range of collaborative projects with businesses and other external organisations.

Email: s.t.matos@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 8214

 

 

 

simondr Simon Cutler

Senior Business Relationship Manager

Simon provides leadership to the Business Relationship Managers; the University's business support team. Simon is the strategic lead for Prosperity and Resilience, the temporary lead for Health, and also facilitates collaborations between businesses and organisations interested in working with the University.

Email: s.b.cutler@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 6755

 

OwenPortraitOwen Lloyd

Business Relationship Manager

As part of the University's business support team, Owen facilitates collaborations between businesses and organisations interested in working with the University. Owen is the strategic lead for Food, and also oversees the University's front door initiative, making it easier for businesses to access the University's facilities.

Email: owen.lloyd@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 5380

 

KimberleyPortraitdr Kimberley Steed German

Business Relationship Manager

Kimberley facilitates collaborations between business and organisations interested in working with the University of Reading,  and is the lead for liaisons with the Thames Valley Science Park.

Kimberley is now on maternity leave, but will be joining us again in 2020.

Email: k.steedgerman@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 5432

 

caroldr Carol McAnally

Business Relationship Manager

Carol is the Knowledge Transfer Centre's lead for engagement, and the strategic lead for Heritage & Creativity. Additionally, Carol facilitates collaborations between business and organisations interested in working with the University of Reading.

Email: c.l.mcanally@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 6966

 

VickiNEWdr Vicki Aldmington

Business Relationship Manager

Vicki is the Knowledge Transfer Centre's impact lead, and the strategic lead for Health. Additionally, Vicki facilitates collaborations between businesses and organisations interested in working with the University of Reading.

Email: v.f.aldmington@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 6956

  

sarahDR Sarah werts 

Business Relationship Manager

Sarah is providing maternity cover for the Knowledge Transfer Centre until 2019, during which time she will be the strategic lead for Environment. Additionally, Sarah facilitates collaborations between business and organisations interested in working with the University of Reading.

Email: s.y.werts@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 6611

 

 

 

 

 

 

Priti WebsiteDR priti purohit 

Intellectual Property Manager

Priti manages the intellectual property portfolio at the University. She has responsibility for identifying and protecting new IP, identifying opportunities for exploitation of IP and implementing an appropriate IP strategy. Priti also assists with negotiation of IP-related agreements and transactions together with RES colleagues and provides specialist IP-knowledge, training, and advice to staff.

Email: p.purohit@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 6250

 

francesFrances Young

Recruitment and Relationship Manager

Frances is responsible for the recruitment and support for all of the University's KTP Associates. In addition, Frances also provides expert advice and support to other collaborative projects that require the recruitment of University researchers. She also provides ongoing project management support to a portfolio of active KTP projects.

Email: f.j.young@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 6142

 

rowanRowan Burke

Business Relationship Coordinator

Rowan is the first point of contact for any businesses or external partners interested in working with the University. In addition, Rowan manages our social media, our marketing, and our communications, showcasing the exciting projects we're working on currently.

Email: r.w.j.burke@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 8153

 

Deborah PortraitDeborah Edwards

Financial Co-ordinator

Deborah manages the finances for all the University's KTP projects, and is the first point of contact for all actions and queries relating to project budgets and financial monitoring.

Email: d.edwards@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 6141

 

Diana PortraitDiana Reynell

KTP Project Administrator

Diana provides administrative support to the University's KTP partnerships in all areas, including organisation of Local Management Committee (LMC) meetings, ordering, and expense claims.

Email: d.f.reynell@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 8214

chrissyChrissy Boulton

Graduate Scheme Development Coordinator

Chrissy supports the development of an innovative graduate programme currently being piloted by University of Reading, aimed at supporting companies within Reading and Thames Valley.

Email: c.l.boulton@reading.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 118 378 4185

 

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