Non-Executive Director, Technical Advisory Board Member, Engineering Consultant, Advisor and Coach.
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Quick Release is a progressive professional product data management consultancy. Reaction Engines are pioneering the next generation of hypersonic and space access propulsion. Vertical Aerospace are a UK based Electric EVTOL company. Airbus has some exciting projects on the go as always.
Quick release will be able to help you manage your data more efficiently and with more visibility, allowing more focused engineering time and quicker achievement of realising products.
I have joined the Reaction Engines Technology Advisory Board and regularly advise Vertical Aerospace. It is a pleasure to be helping guide their journey.
In my time at Rolls-Royce, I gained many skills leading teams to manage problems across the full product lifecycle. I have advised on numerous career choices, with excellent outcomes.
If you have an Engineering team, I'm sure you will have some problems, I can use my years of experience to help you solve them.
If you are an individual and would like advice or coaching on a current problem or your career progression, I am eager to help you.
Do please get in contact.
I can help you resolve problems efficiently and with certainty.
Created and led the Engineering team to deliver a change programme for integrated enterprise business principles, processes and applications across multiple sectors.
Described and successfully socialised the business benefit case.
Themes: Requirements, Bills of Material, Parts & Attributes, Design Management & Collaboration, Service Data and Technical Publications.
Led engine design for Civil Large Engines Future Programmes. Designed and launched the future.
Led significant change in the Future Programmes multifunctional team, contributing to the overall organisational thinking and behaviours on early simultaneous integration.
Championed improvements in systematic requirements capture, change control and structured verification. Introduced the use of multidisciplinary optimisation tools for design space investigation, resulting in large time savings and new ways of working.
Negotiated the technical specification for the Trent 7000 engine for use with the Airbus A330 NEO. Proud to have contributed to winning this product launch.
Represented Rolls-Royce as a member of the Advisory Council for Aviation Research and Innovation in Europe and prepared the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda volumes one and two.
I led the design team for the Trent 900 Engine Programme. Notably, I investigated and resolved the Qantas Airlines QF32 turbine disc burst.
I integrated the design of a complex Enhanced Performance package to plan.
As CDE for Rolls-Royce Fuel Cell Systems I led the prototype production system design. My team created the “stack block” rig which continues to test sub-scale fuel cell and system in the appropriate system environment. This rig has enabled accelerated R&D.
I led the Engineering team for the Rolls-Royce party company activities as part of the International Aero Engines collaboration.
My team transferred of the V2500 Engine Programme from the UK to Germany.
Delivered the service management support to the fleet of approximately 4000 engines.
I delivered the on time certification of the “Select” technology insertion upgrade that achieved specification. A 1% improvement in fuel consumption and 20% increased life for the agreed budget of circa $40 Million.
While lockdown continues to blight the UK it has not prevented me from working with clients and being approached by others for new challenges.
I continue to support Vertical Aerospace as Head of Independent Systems Monitoring. Their journey to achieving a Design Organisation Approval and their next flying prototype is just so interesting.
On a separate angle I volunteered to help my girls school get going again with the new requirement to lateral flow test. I have completed my training...