Pritesh is the Senior Partnerships Manager. Pritesh has oversight of the key business operations of the IfG partnerships team, and works with the Institute’s Director of Partnerships to secure funding for projects by engaging with commercial, academic and foundation based partners in the UK and internationally.
Before joining the Institute in 2018, he worked as a Relationship Manager at the Schools, Students and Teachers Network (SSAT). His responsibilities included maintaining and growing SSAT’s network of members and partners, building strong relationships to tailor SSAT’s membership offer to schools, and working with commercial partners.
Prior to SSAT, Pritesh worked at Cancer Research Technology, the commercial arm of Cancer Research UK (CRUK), where he looked after intellectual property arising from CRUK-funded research. He was heavily involved in building cross-industry partnerships and licensing models, as well as working on tendering processes and contracts with suppliers and manufacturers.