The Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise (KEE) Team

Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise (KEE) is led by Acting Director, Professor Brian Kelly. KEE is a core function of the University of Newcastle’s Research and Innovation Division. The KEE team consists of Business Development Managers and Executive Assistant.


Professor Brian Kelly

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)
Office - DVC (Research and Innovation)

Acting Director, Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Miss Renee Butcher

Executive Assistant to Executive Director
Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Mr Greg Ryan

Business Development Manager
Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Mr Paul Scobie

Business Development Manager
Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Intellectual Property (IP) Enquiries

For all enquiries related to University IP or disclosures please contact KEE via innovationip@newcastle.edu.au


How to find us


Newcastle Institute for Energy & Resources (NIER)
C Block, Ground Floor (Room: NIERC-G30)
70 Vale St, Shortland, NSW 2307

NIER is located between the University of Newcastle Callaghan Campus and the Shortland Waters Golf Club

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.