Director KAUST Technology Transfer Office
Ian Proctor joined KAUST as Director, Technology Transfer Office in October 2016. Previously he spent 3 years at Dhahran Techno Valley Company (DTVC) as Managing Director – Technology Commercialization. Prior to joining DTVC he worked as a Licensing Manager and most recently as Team Leader – IP Development and Partnering, at University of Manchester Intellectual Property (UMIP), UK. He has a track record of supporting early stage technologies from concept to commercial products and services across a number of industrial sectors including Oil & Gas, Chemical, Medical and Materials.
Ian studied at Keele University, UK for a BSc (Hons) Dual Honours: Biological & Medicinal Chemistry / Neuroscience, and PhD Chemistry.