Professor Julian Beer MinstKT FIKE
Julian leads on the University’s Research, Enterprise and Business Engagement strategy, forging links between business and higher education.
He was previously Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Plymouth University with responsibility for Regional Enterprise and Professor of Knowledge Transfer.
Julian has extensive experience of the private sector, as well as transferring higher education knowledge into commercial or public policy outcomes.
As leader of its strategy on business and employer engagement, Julian strengthens Birmingham City University’s connection with the City and region. He leads on research, innovation and knowledge exchange development, together with expanding commercial activities.
Julian has significant experience of both higher education and the private sector, as well as successfully transferring research and learning from one to the other.