Knowledge Transfer Adviser
Terry is the Knowledge Transfer Adviser for East Sussex, Kent, Surrey, Central and South London & West Sussex.
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. Terry looks after businesses supporting their projects with knowledge bases in many parts of the country. Terry also maintains relationships with a number of designated universities in relation to their participation in the programme.
Terry became a Senior Scientist with ICI after obtaining his Ph.D. at the University of Birmingham. His background in Polymer Chemistry and Surface / Colloid Science led to career progression in the Coating(s) and Packaging Industries as R&D Manager, Technical Director and the Board of several plc’s as well as the General Manager of an Adhesives Business. His commercial background and extensive experience of working with Universities made the transition to a Business Consultant with a main focus on KTP as a KTP Adviser with Innovate UK from 2006, a natural step. Terry joined The KTN as a KTA in 2017.