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 Josephine Butcher

Josephine Butcher

CREWW Programme Manager, and Senior Impact and Partnership Development Manager

 CREWW Building 


Josephine is an experienced business development and project manager within the department of Exeter Innovation, leading the programme management of CREWW (Centre for Resilience in Environment, Water and Waste).

As the Senior Impact and Partnership Development Manager for the water sector, responsibilities include working with government bodies and industry partners, to drive impact, connect partners, create opportunities and generate value.

As Programme Manager for CREWW, responsibilities include leading the development of collaborative research projects and innovation opportunities for the development and growth of the Centre.


Skills and experience in business development, with the aim of building and strengthening strategic 
collaborations, leading and developing proposals for economic development, encouraging knowledge 
transfer, research and innovation.

  • Candidate RTTP (PraxisAuril, 2019)
  • Research Contracts (PraxisAuril, 2019)
  • Essential of Business Development (PraxisAuril, 2018)
  • Project Management Fundamentals (New Horizons Australia, 2016)
  • Inspirational Leadership & Management (Clayton Burnett, 2011)
  • MA in Environment and Development (King’s College London & SOAS, 2002)



  • CREWW Programme Manager and Senior Impact & Partnership Development Manager, University of Exeter, UK
  • Partnerships Development Manager, Museums Victoria, Australia 
  • Business Development Manager, FareShare, Australia
  • Business Development Manager, A Touch of the Wild, UK
  • Head of Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships, Go Beyond, UK
  • Events Fundraising Officer, Voluntary Service Overseas, UK
  • Expedition and Diving Officer, Raleigh International, UK & Belize

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