CATIA Community Conference – 7 MAY 2014
Warwick University Arts Centre, Coventry
Chief Executive of the National Composites Centre
Since May 2010, Peter has been Chief Executive of the National Composites Centre in Bristol.
Initially announced in late 2009, Peter has developed the NCC from early concept through to a fully functioning and continually expanding centre of excellence in composites technology development. After less than three years of operations the centre now houses over 250 expert technologists and is developing its second phase, which will double its size, establish a knowledge and learning centre, and provide enhanced capability to meet the needs of the UK industry in this rapidly developing field of high value manufacturing. An internationally recognised centre in the field of composite innovation and technology development, the NCC works closely with industrial partners as a partner of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult network.
Peter is a passionate believer in using new technology to bring value. He is committed to supporting the UK composite manufacturing industry’s growth and increasing its contribution to the economy. He is a member of the Composites Leadership Forum and sits on the Board of Composites UK.
Peter has extensive experience in composites and technology leadership, having held a number of senior engineering and business leadership positions in large multinational companies and SMEs in the aerospace industry. He has been involved in composite technology and capability development for over twenty years.