For more than 20 years, Peter has been providing leadership in key roles in the Innovation, Research & Technology sectors at policy, strategy and operational levels. He is presently leading the delivery of UCLan`s innovation, IP and research commercialisation strategies to ensure a professional and sustainable programme.
He is skilled in connecting people, ideas and resources at different parts of the innovation process such as ideation, invention, industrial design, enterprise and new product development, managing IPR and commercialisation, new company formation and raising investment funds across the start-up, early stage, SME and larger company arenas.
Peter has an enviable network and a track record of providing professional market and client-led services to organisations vital for them to assess technology and investment readiness. He is also skilled at applying technology and technical and commercial insight that help turn research ideas into successful products and services. His expertise is used by industry, academia, business and government.