Diana Galpin

Director Enterprise & Knowledge Exchange, University of Southampton

Diana is Director Enterprise & Knowledge Exchange at the University of Southampton. Diana qualified as barrister with a civil practice then moved in-house originally to a high tech start up before joining Southampton in 2003 to support on research and innovation. 
Diana has experience of a number of industry sectors including healthcare and pharmaceutical, aerospace and defence and IT. She has led on a number of industry/university collaborative initiatives, has extensive experience of international collaboration and considerable experience dealing with IP, hightech start-ups and investment deals. Diana is the University appointed Director on Curve Therapeutics Limited, SETsquared Limited, Southampton Asset Management Limited, ECS Partners Ltd, Z21 Limited. She is also a Trustee for Sail Training International which enables her to combine her passion for sailing with her business and legal expertise to support opportunities for young people to build confidence, broaden their horizons and international friendship through sail training.