Dr Nee-Joo Teh is Head of International and Development at the Knowledge Transfer Network.
Nee-Joo’s primary responsibility is to facilitate the development and implementation of strategic research and innovation partnerships with key economies around the world. He leads KTN’s international activities across all sectors for the Newton Fund, Prosperity Fund and other global programmes in support of government departments and agencies such as BEIS, Innovate UK, FCO and DFID.
Nee-Joo also oversees KTN’s future growth in increasing its prominent role as the UK’s national innovation network that continues to support the ambition of both government and businesses to strengthen the UK economy and its quality of life by deriving maximum impact from its research and innovation commercialisation.
Trained as a manufacturing engineer, Nee-Joo has over 20 years of experience in applied engineering, collaborative R&D, innovation management and strategic programmes across energy, manufacturing, health, transport and electronic sectors. He is a Chartered Engineer and briefly worked in investment banking.