An experienced engineering manager (Chartered Engineer (FIMechE) and MBA). Early career technical roles in aerospace propulsion with Rolls-Royce’s Derby based commercial engine group including leading teams across a range of technology areas. Held strong working relationships with UK and overseas government bodies across a range of sectors. Worked closely with the Aerospace Technology Institute regarding their manufacturing strategy (2015) and the focussed AM Insight document (2018). Now employed by the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in a strategic management role, and supporting the UK AM National Strategy document (2016). Additionally, within the MTC, has a support role working with the High Value Manufacturing Catapult and the MTC’s technical, commercial and training teams, with close involvement with its additive manufacturing team and the National Centre for AM (NCAM) activity.