In 2002, together with Lita Nelsen of MIT, David Secher founded Praxis (now PraxisAuril). He has served as chairman or as a director at PraxisAuril since then and in September 2012 became one of our Patrons. David is a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP). David Secher is an independent consultant in the areas of research commercialisation, intellectual property and technology transfer in the UK and internationally. Recent assignments include work in Japan, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Chile, Lebanon, Jordan, Mexico and Europe. As a consultant, he has advised universities, governments and individuals on commercialisation of intellectual property, as well as acting as a non-executive director of high technology and investment companies.