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Qualifications

MSc Leadership & Management
BSc (Jnt Hons) Physics & Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester
PRINCE II Project Manager
Programme Management
IOD Certificate in Company Direction

About

Luc manages a programme of support to help academic staff amplify the economic and social impact of their research by engaging with businesses and public and third sector organisations. Luc has nearly 20 years experience of knowledge transfer between universities and businesses, and works closely with stakeholders including the Welsh Government to develop an environment that supports innovation and impact generation in the region. His specialist skills include commercialising intellectual property, developing research collaborations, promoting research to external audiences and developing impact strategies.

Outside work, Luc enjoys long distance cycling and running. He lives with his family in Cardiff.

Experience

Research Impact Management
Knowledge Exchange, Technology Transfer and Commercialisation
Intellectual Property Management
Sales Management in a start-up business
Digital Electronics Design Engineer – Siemens Plessey Ltd, UK
Lecturer – University of Upper Egypt
Overseas Development – Egypt, Nepal, Pakistan
Volunteer recruitment and selection – VSO London

Responsibilities

Leading the delivery of research impact support programme for academics from across all four Faculties of the University including

  • Offering a programme of online and face to face Impact training for staff
  • Coaching staff to develop Impact through translational projects and other interventions
  • Marketing and reporting on research impact both internally and externally

Member of REF Working Group
Managing the Knowledge Exchange and Impact Team
Development of research impact funding with regional stakeholders including Welsh Government’s Innovation Programmes and regional business partnerships

Memberships

Association of Research Managers and Administrators
PRAXIS/AURIL
University Alliance Impact Forum
AHSS Cross Sector Impact Working Group
Welsh Industrial Liaison Officers group.
Co-innovate Conference Partnership – Founding Member
Advances Wales Technology Journal – Editorial Member

Areas of Expertise

Impact Management
Knowledge Transfer
Intellectual Property
Marketing
Project & Programme Management
Staff Development
Line Management

Twitter

@lucbrown @uswresearch

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