Knowledge of Transfer Ireland
Alison Campbell is Director of Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI), the national office responsible for policy, practice and the performance of the Irish knowledge & technology transfer (KTT) system. Starting her career in the biotech industry, she then occupied a variety of academic-industry interface positions, most significantly as CEO at Medical Research Council Technology, UK, and at King’s College London where she led technology transfer and research support. Alison is Chair of AUTM and a founder and immediate past- Chair of ATTP, the body that sets the global standards for the profession and awards the Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP) credential. Previously, as Chair of Praxis (now PraxisAuril, UK), she led the merger with Unico and for many years led its professional development activities. Alison has served on several company Boards and acted as an international advisor to government departments. Alison was awarded an OBE in 2010 (UK) in recognition of her contribution to Knowledge Transfer.