Dr Kevin Cullen

CEO, NewSouth Innovations


Kevin is the CEO of NewSouth Innovations at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney. He is responsible for developing the UNSW model for Knowledge Exchange and commercialisation, with particular emphasis on supporting the translation of the University’s excellent research outputs into use by society. Dr Cullen brings extensive international experience to this position having been active at board level in the leading Technology Transfer Associations in the UK (PraxisUnico), Europe (ASTP) and the US (AUTM). He is the current Chairman of the global Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals (ATTP) and has a long-standing interest in economic development, spin-out companies, and developing the University interface with SMEs (small and medium-sized companies). Prior to joining the university sector, Kevin worked for Procter & Gamble in the UK and Belgium, in the fields of technical brand management, product development, and technology development, covering Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.