Jan is one of the two Knowledge Transfer Advisers covering Essex, Suffolk London East / Central. In addition she covers Norfolk.

The Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) support businesses to engage with expert academic teams on a project-based collaboration delivering sustainable innovation with positive economic impact and additional societal or environmental benefits. Jan looks after businesses supporting their projects with knowledge bases in many parts of the country. Jan also maintains relationships with a number of designated universities in relation to their participation in the programme and collaborating with businesses in general.

Jan’s first degree was in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. She went on to work in a number of senior technical and commercial roles in GEC Marconi (Radar) Cable and Wireless (submarine cables) and two SMEs (microwave communications). Her passion for innovation prompted her to do a MSc in Marketing and Strategy, focusing on New Product Development in UK SMEs. Jan loves encouraging early career graduates to achieve their goals, and working on the KTP programme since 2005 has developed her skills in both managing innovation and mentoring. Jan also has many regional links and has previously been involved in both local and national charities.

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