Business and Research Development Manager
Dr Simon Quinn is the Hub Business and Research Development 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.