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


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.


Research Impact Management
Knowledge Exchange and IP Management,
Technology transfer and commercialisation of research
Sales Management, Australia
Micro-electronics Design Engineer – Siemens Plessey Ltd, UK
Lecturer Digital Electronics – University of Upper Egypt
Overseas Development Manager – Voluntary Service Overseas UK, Egypt, Nepal, Pakistan


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


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
MediWales – Welsh life science business network


@lucbrown @uswresearch

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