Business Engagement Manager
Dr Simon Quinn is the Hub Business Engagement Manager based at the University of Bristol, he is responsible for coordinating and developing new external R&D funding applications to evolve the Hub’s priority research areas, and mapping the needs of the Hub’s industrial and academic partners. Simon has worked in the industry/academia interface for twenty years, developing collaborative projects, facilitating knowledge exchange and generating impact. This work has been funded directly from industry, and from UK Government and EU sources, >£10M as a PI/Co-I and several £M more as part of wider teams. His technical expertise is as an engineer (CEng, FIMechE), primarily focused on solving complex engineering problems involving materials and structures, including composites.