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Professor Matthew Cuthbertson

Director – Research Sector
Professor Matthew Cuthbertson (FTSE, FAICD, FAIM, FRACI) has a PhD in Chemistry from University of Queensland and Masters degree in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Melbourne. Matthew has a long history of achievement in a range of senior leadership positions, spanning academia and multiple industry sectors. He has outstanding leadership skills and a particularly strong record in strategic planning, collaborative research, product innovation, IP commercialisation and technology transfer. In 2003 he was awarded a Centenary of Federation Medal for his contribution to applied research in Australia. In early 2016 Matthew moved to Swinburne University to the new role of PVC Research Development, Innovation and Commercialisation – driving Swinburne’s research agenda to achieve real impact that transforms industries, shapes lives and communities. He also serves on the boards of the Victorian Clean Technology Fund and Swinburne Ventures P/L.