Professor Matthew Cuthbertson

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Commercialisation)

Professor Matthew Cuthbertson, Pro Vice Chancellor (Research Development, Innovation and Commercialisation)

Prof Matthew Cuthbertson (FTSE, FAICD, FAIM, FRACI) has postgraduate qualifications in both science and intellectual property law. His early career was spent in advanced materials research with CSIRO and in various business and technical development roles with ICI Australia. He later joined optical lens maker SOLA International in Adelaide, rising to the position of Vice President Research and Technology; with global responsibility for product development, information management and manufacturing support. Matthew joined the CRC for Sensor Signal and Information Processing as CEO in 2003 and later that year he was awarded a Centenary of Federation Medal for his contribution to applied research and technological innovation in Australia. In December 2005 he was appointed Chief Executive of the new CRC for Advanced Automotive Technology.

Prior to this appointment he was the Deputy PVC Research & Innovation at RMIT University in Melbourne.

He also serves on the boards of the Victorian Clean Technology Fund Pty Ltd and the Substation Centre for Arts and Culture.