The main purpose of Lee's role is to facilitate, develop and support University research and enterprise activities through effective contract management, negotiation and drafting as well as support faculty strategies to maximise the benefits from engaging in commercial activity whilst minimising the risk to the University.
Lee has worked within Research and Enterprise Services at Newcastle University since 2003. His previous roles at the University include Clerical Assistant, RAE Assistant, Senior Grants Administrator and Assistant Grants and Contracts Manager.
Prior to 2003 Lee worked for Zurich Financial Services and Northumbria Police.
Lee is married with a seven year old son. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family, reading, drinking wine, gardening and keeps tropical fish. His favourite 'go to' place is Mexico and he spends most of the year trying to get there!