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Richard is Programme Manager for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) at Innovate UK. He took up this role in April this 2018, bringing 15 years of knowledge exchange experience and a passion for education and business development.
KTP is a partnership, not only between a businesses, universities and associates, but a much bigger partnership across over 800 projects, 100 University partners, 30 Knowledge Transfer Advisers, 11 co-funders, the team at Innovate and 800 associates. Without the support of each of our partners, KTP would not be the success it is today.
Richard’s previous roles encompass experience of both public, private and academic sectors in roles as varied as Regional training Manager for Boots the Chemist, Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the Satellite Applications Catapult, Head of Training and Development in the Police Service, Senior Advisor on Climate Change at the Environment Agency & Researcher and Knowledge Exchange Manager with the UK Climate Impacts Programme at Oxford University.