The University of Newcastle, Australia

The Newcastle Innovation Team

Newcastle Innovation (NI) is led by Acting Director Alan Broadfoot and is a core function of the University of Newcastle’s Research and Innovation Division. The NI team consists of Business Development Managers and Executive Assistant.

Professor Alan Broadfoot

Director, NIER
Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources

Acting Director, Newcastle Innovation

Miss Renee Butcher

Executive Assistant to Executive Director
Newcastle Innovation

Mr Greg Ryan

Business Development Manager
Newcastle Innovation

Energy, Resources, Environmental Goods & Services

Mr Paul Scobie

Business Development Manager
Newcastle Innovation

Advanced Manufacturing, Defence, Infrastructure & Transport

Intellectual Property (IP) Team

For all enquiries related to University IP or disclosures please email

How to find us

Newcastle Institute for Energy & Resources (NIER)
A Block, Level 9
70 Vale St, Shortland, NSW 2307

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