Stephen is responsible for the development and implementation of consultancy, training and research opportunities between RMIT University and external partners.
He also manages the provision of support for research, HDR students and commercial training in the School of Media and Communication.
Stephen has a strong history of entrepreneurship and innovation in research and course development for Industry. Working across Vocational and Higher Education he works in conjunction with many teams across RMIT including: Industry Engagement; Research Centres; Enabling Capability Platforms (ECP); International and the three Colleges. Stephen coordinates project negotiation, management and execution; tracking and statistics; contract development and commercial training.
He also manages a team of professionals administering Research, HDR, business development and the delivery of around 180 commercial short courses per year both on campus and customised for business, government and international markets.
Stephen specialises in developing solutions to Industry challenges. My skill is in putting the right collection of people together regardless of whether they come from RMIT University, industry, research or business fields.
Talk to him about:
- Industry and commercial opportunities
- Customised business and training needs analysis
- Training solutions for your business
- Research opportunities and partnerships with RMIT University.
- Technology, Industry 4.0, Hi Tech solutions
Project managed a large complex, multilevel research project between RMIT and the Swiss based pharmaceutical, Novartis. Involved managing teams operating both in Australia and an International research lab operating in Germany..
Design and delivery of the Science without Borders Summer School for students from Brazil, funded by the Brazilian Government
Course or research development and delivery to organisations including: Australia Post, Audi, Telstra, the ABC, Fairfax, DELWP, Ho Chi Minh Television, Qang Ninh Government (Tourisim at Ha Long Bay), the Brazilian Government, Novartis Pharma, Victorian Dept. of Premier and Cabinet, ADF, the EPA, Microsoft, IBM, Alfred & Epworth Hospitals, Unilever, Y&R Brands, Zoos Victoria.
Support for multiple Research applications and projects in areas including; Fire, Crisis and Disaster policy; Gamification of health services; Communication Design; Media; Future of Education and professional services; Service Design; Social Change; VR, AR and implications of AI and future technologies.