Nexus appoints new Head of Collaboration and Health Tech Lead as membership growth continues

Nathan Berry has been appointed Head of Collaboration and Health Tech Lead at Nexus, joining our team of engagement and collaboration experts.  

Leading high level collaborations between Nexus member businesses and senior academics at the University of Leeds, Nathan will also be responsible for advising on regional, national and international opportunities for the Nexus community. 

With extensive experience in health-related businesses and within medicine and health and research and innovation at the University of Leeds, Nathan’s expertise will be utilised to support and grow business relationships and collaborative partnerships with the University. He comments: 

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Nexus team and can’t wait to put my experience into play in this new role. There is a huge appetite from the academic community for supporting innovative businesses and some incredible success stories with Nexus members who have benefitted from those collaborations. I look forward to working with many more companies to help bring new technologies to market quickly, to deliver better diagnosis and targeted treatments and ultimately help people to live longer, healthier and more independent lives.” 

Nathan Berry, Head of Collaboration at Nexus standing in the building's atrium and smiling to camera

Dr Martin Stow, Nexus Director, comments: “We’re delighted to welcome Nathan, who joins at an exciting time for the Nexus community, which has more than doubled over the last year to 110 businesses. Our relationship with the University of Leeds is fundamental to that growth and this year saw us attract over £18 million in public collaborative research funding. Nexus is a catalyst for collaboration and Nathan is an invaluable addition to our team as we continue to facilitate the development of ground-breaking products and services.”  

Nathan was a student at The University of Leeds & Durham University, where he graduated with a Masters in Senior Leadership at Leeds and Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences at Durham.