Personal profile


PhD Candidate in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy at Alliance Manchester Business School. My research is focused on the achievement of sustained commercialisation of innovation at scale, a recognised academic, corporate, regional and national challenge.

My PhD supervisors are Prof Elvira Uyarra and Prof Luke Georghiou.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Master in Science, Information Technology Management in Construction, The University of Salford

Award Date: 10 Jul 2001

Bachelor of Science, Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying, University of Manchester (UOM)

Award Date: 8 Jul 1997

External positions

Head of Strategy & Operations, Fujitsu Services

Commercial Director, Manchester Thunder Netball

Board Trustee, World Netball Foundation

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Manchester Institute of Innovation Research


  • Innovation
  • Innovation Policy
  • Innovation Process
  • Commercialisation
  • ecosystems