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New CEO for Oxford University Innovation

Oxford University Innovation, the University’s research and expertise commercialisation company, has appointed Dr Matt Perkins as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will take up his role in October 2016.

With a background in the space industry, Dr Perkins has worked as Group CEO of SSTL -  a University of Surrey spinout - and as President, Space Imaging Division, of e2v Technologies.

As Chair of the UK Industry Association for Space (UKSpace) from 2013-14, he worked closely with the UK Space Agency, Innovate UK and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and in his executive roles he achieved greater awareness for innovative high-technology companies within government and the public sphere.