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Peter Varnai

9th April 2014

Dr Peter Varnai is a Principal Consultant based in the UK office of Technopolis Group and responsible for the Group’s Health Business Unit. Peter has over 15 years of experience in research, education and consulting, including programme evaluations, impact assessments and strategic work for national and international clients. Peter has a broad interest in linking…

Paul Simmonds

9th April 2014

Paul has been involved in policy consulting since the late 1980s and is specialised in studies related to research and innovation. He has a strong track record in policy evaluation, both within the research and innovation sphere and more broadly. He is the UK Managing Director, a member of the Technopolis Company Board and a…

Peter Kolarz

9th April 2014

Dr Peter Kolarz has extensive experience as project manager, report author and analyst on a broad range of evaluations, policy and impact studies. He specialises foremost in studies relating to research funding and research impact, notably including the social sciences, and ranging from small scheme evaluations to organisational and international systemic perspectives. He has further…

Neil Brown

9th April 2014

Neil Brown is a Principal Consultant with Technopolis Group working in the area of innovation and science policy. He is an experienced researcher who has been involved in managing and delivering a wide range of research and evaluation projects over a number of years, including evaluations of policies and programmes for research councils, overseas agencies,…

Kristine Farla

9th April 2014

Dr Kristine Farla is a Senior Consultant, economist and experienced project manager with 10 years postgraduate experience in the research and innovation arena. Through her project work she has gained a detailed understanding of the innovation and technology landscape and the role of the public sector therein. At Technopolis Group, she works on a range…

Maike Rentel

9th April 2014

Maike Rentel is a principal consultant with 15+ years first-hand experience in science research and policy, in the UK and abroad, and a strong background in academic research in the life sciences. She has been involved and led numerous projects, including programme evaluations, future scoping studies, R&D landscape mapping and organisational strategy reviews. Maike has…

Karen Henderson

9th April 2014

Karen Henderson is British and joined Technopolis as the Office Manager in August 1997.  She holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies with Economics and a Diploma in Economics.  Karen has strong administrative and management skills having worked in that capacity for many years. Karen has overall responsibility for internal administration, finance, business reporting and…

Helena Kovacs

9th April 2014

Helena Kovacs has developed expertise in researching and evaluating education systems and programmes on national, regional and international level with a particular interest in identity development, nationalism, nation-state building and conflict. Her involvement with the European Commission brought her closer to the topics of higher education, innovation and entrepreneurship. Helena is experienced in a range…