Richard Keegan

Director of Business Engagement and Enterprise

Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

01482 463063

Richard has more than 20 years of experience of working on the academia / industry interface having led business development and commercial activities at a range of universities.

He has held senior roles developing commercialisation, and research and innovation structures.

Richard has also managed and grown key multimillion pound research partnerships across the globe, as well as building extensive networks for enterprise and entrepreneurship activities.

He has also worked in the health service, built a number of successful businesses in the environmental industries sector as well as providing expert input to universities on improving their teaching quality.


Research Interests

  • Business engagement

  • Enterprise

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Innovation

  • Knowledge exchange

  • Strategic partnerships


Teaching awards and accolades

  • BA Business, Economics and Law, Sheffield Hallam University