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Dr Joe Marshall

Dr Joe Marshall

Chief Executive,
National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB)

Dr Joe Marshall, Chief Executive of the National Centre for Universities and Business, works closely with public funders, partners and members to foster a world leading business – university collaboration. Prior to joining the NCUB, he held positions across government and university organisations, including a number of international agencies including UNESCO, WHO and the European Parliament. A researcher at the University of Manchester, he went onto hold senior lectureship positions at Liverpool Hope University and University of Worcester before working for UK Sport and then the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  

  • Supporting the government and the Industrial Strategy in its commitment to increase investment in research and development to 2.4% of GDP by 2027 through attracting business investment in UK universities
  • Outlining the importance of university-business collaboration in supporting Knowledge Exchange (KE) which benefits the UK economy and society through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs), training and consultancy
  • Sharing how the NCUB supports universities and businesses in developing partnerships in order to help them transform and grow
  • Exploring NCUB change programmes which help to map out clear and practical solutions for business-university collaborations across different topics in the economic sector