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    • Osama Maklad -

      Osama Maklad – 

      Osama Maklad is a PhD candidate and research assistant at the Biomechanical Engineering Group (BIOEG) at University of Liverpool. He is graduated with a first class mechanical engineering degree from Mansoura University, Egypt in 2013. His work focuses on the material characterisation of the human eye and ocular devices development. CFD, Finite element analysis of the human eye under loading and optimization algorithms are the basic tools he is been using during his PhD to find the accurate material behaviour of the cornea and the sclera under the air puff test....

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    • Ria Manzanero - Brand Marketing Executive , Firstco

      Ria Manzanero – Brand Marketing Executive , Firstco 

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    • Mirjana Prokic - International Market Development Director , Farecla Products Limited

      Mirjana Prokic – International Market Development Director , Farecla Products Limited 

      Highly-motivated, creative, high-achieving International Market Development Director, with 18 years of outstanding performance managing global and regional B2B and B2C sales and marketing divisions for diverse companies and industries: specialist chemicals, premium consumer brands, commercial/industrial goods and marketing agencies. Specialised in effective transformation of traditional business models into modern, digital, fast ROI ones. Proven Skills Able to plan and implement business change programs to increase sales profits and improve quality of sustainable revenues, with careful bu...

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    • Jonathan Latham - Corporate Account Manager , Nalco Water

      Jonathan Latham – Corporate Account Manager , Nalco Water 

      Experienced Corporate Sales Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the chemicals industry. Skilled in Chemistry, Paper Industry, Process Engineering, Pulp, and Chemical Engineering. Strong sales professional with HND in papermaking and broad study field from Manchester College and Malbank Grammar School.

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    • Simon Brandon - Channel Sales Manager, North East EMEA , Stratasys

      Simon Brandon – Channel Sales Manager, North East EMEA , Stratasys 

      • 18+ years marketing experience in technical & engineering fields. • Results-driven with a keen eye for numbers. • Ability to turn complex subjects into understandable benefits-driven propositions. • Passionate about developing fact-based strategy into effective tactical campaigns. • Strategic thinker with hands-on approach to implementation.

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    • Dr Samit Ahir - CEO Makevale, President , St. George Technology

      Dr Samit Ahir – CEO Makevale, President , St. George Technology 

      MEng (1st Class, valedictorian) Imperial College London. PhD Cambridge. Director of Makevale Group, an award winning international business, specialised in manufacture of high quality PMMA (plastic/polymer) powders for dental, medical and industrial use. More businessman than scientist now. Published about 14 papers, all well cited. Experienced in many business areas e.g. database development (SQL onwards), scientific and financial equation writing, business development, finance and accounting (most aspects), project management (from introduction of new QC procedures [2006] to setting up a...

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    • Julian Ford - General Manager , LOCKWELL ELECTRICAL

      Julian Ford – General Manager , LOCKWELL ELECTRICAL 

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    • exhibitor - Jacqui Thomas - Office Manager , Polythene UK

      Jacqui Thomas – Office Manager , Polythene UK 

      A flexible,positive and quick thinking manager with excellent problem solving skills. Jacqui is responsible for the day to day running of the business including the Sales and Administration teams. Conducting monthly reviews. setting targets and managing stock levels vs. budget. Jacqui has responsibility for HR with support from an external consultant whilst completing her CIPD accreditation. Jacqui has responsibility for all matters relating to Health and Safety, ISO and BRC accreditations.

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    • Abigail Walters-Davies - Marketing Manager , COPA-DATA

      Abigail Walters-Davies – Marketing Manager , COPA-DATA 

      I am committed to continuous personal development with the objective of becoming an expert in my field. I have excellent communication skills and understand the importance of projecting a clear and professional image on behalf of the companies I represent. I have an innovative outlook and a dedication to achievement in my work.

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    • María Ramos Montero - Robotic Engineer , Ortelio Ltd

      María Ramos Montero – Robotic Engineer , Ortelio Ltd 

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    • Jonathan Watkins - CEO , Impression Technologies Ltd

      Jonathan Watkins – CEO , Impression Technologies Ltd 

      Innovative, commercially-orientated and technically astute C-level executive with over 20 years' international cross-functional leadership experience in industrial, cleantech and automotive sectors. I have enjoyed a variety of strategic, commercial and operational leadership roles covering multi-$bn multinationals, private equity and start-ups. My main passion is leading companies through the journey of commercialising novel technology and scaling capabilities both internally and with a network of international partners. I have also spent much of my career reviving product portfolios, im...

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    • exhibitor - Nathan Hutchinson - Director , PACKAGING INNOVATIONS UK LIMITED

      Nathan Hutchinson – Director , PACKAGING INNOVATIONS UK LIMITED 

      Load stabilisation specialist, helping end users to overcome transit packaging challenges in their business. Using 15 years of personal expertise I help to deliver innovations in stretch film & shrink film from around the world. At Packaging Innovations, we work with our customers in a consultative style to realise improvements in load stability and production output whilst at the same time reducing cost, packaging weight and carbon emissions.

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    • Brett Barratt - Protects Assets , Warrior Doors Ltd

      Brett Barratt – Protects Assets , Warrior Doors Ltd 

      What gets me out of bed in the morning is knowing that I can, through our company Warrior Doors, make a difference to peoples lives. I am passionate about protecting people and businesses through providing high quality, high security, and great looking doors and shopfront solutions. What I strive for is to give people not only a great product, but also a great service. I love design, I love meeting new people and I love upsetting the bad guys when they fail to get through our products! I love the fact that we can employ so many people and have done through some tough times.

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    • Andy Bennett - National Key Account Manager for the Public Sector and South West Key Account Manager

      Andy Bennett – National Key Account Manager for the Public Sector and South West Key Account Manager 

      Experienced Key Account Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the mechanical or industrial engineering industry. Interested in helping companies of all sizes hit their targets on energy saving as well as reducing maintenance and downtime on site.

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    • exhibitor - Colmer Edward - UK Marketing Lead , Comau

      Colmer Edward – UK Marketing Lead , Comau 

      Seeking and seizing opportunities is my passion, which has allowed me to create win-win solutions in the most difficult of situations. As a strong believer in business development with the aid of people, I use a wide range of marketing techniques to generate brand value excellence. Comau UK was at the beginning of its marketing journey and I brought us to the forefront of Robotics and Automation progression. A combination of external/internal communication through various media platforms and targeted events has been my method to ensure brand and people empowerment. Marketing is a difficu...

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    • Kate Mcwilliams - Pilot , EasyJet

      Kate Mcwilliams – Pilot , EasyJet 

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    • Douglas Leech - Chairman of North Staffs and South Cheshire District committee , IOSH

      Douglas Leech – Chairman of North Staffs and South Cheshire District committee , IOSH 

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    • Connor Bligh - Student , University of Birmingham

      Connor Bligh – Student , University of Birmingham 

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    • Anna Shams - Systems Assurance Consultant, Arcadis

      Anna Shams – Systems Assurance Consultant, Arcadis 

      Anna is Systems Assurance Consultant at Arcadis. She has led Reliability Availability and Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) on capital projects in the UK in the rail sectors. Projects include Digital Rail Programme Assurance, Crossrail, London Bridge Station Redevelopment (LBSR) Project and Northern Line Extension (NLE) Project, providing Reliability and Safety Analyses and consultation, HAZID, HAZAN, HAZOP, Risk Assessment, Fault Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis, Functional Block and Reliability Block Diagrams and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA). She is also specialised in data handling, busin...

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    • Mitchell Howard - Technical Manager , Applied Thermal Control

      Mitchell Howard – Technical Manager , Applied Thermal Control 

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    • Baljit Dhanjal - Supplier Development Engineer , AGCO Corporation

      Baljit Dhanjal – Supplier Development Engineer , AGCO Corporation 

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    • James Baker - Sales Engineer/JCB Product Specialist , Oliver Landpower Ltd

      James Baker – Sales Engineer/JCB Product Specialist , Oliver Landpower Ltd 

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    • Graham Haines - Technical Project Manager , M-solv Ltd

      Graham Haines – Technical Project Manager , M-solv Ltd 

      Specialises in Product Development, Project Management, Manufacturing and Operations. Commercially motivated and astute, has run “Design for Profit Courses”. BSc. Degree Qualified Mechanical Engineering with additional PRINCE 2, Lean Six Sigma qualifications. Has achieved significant success delivering commercial advantage from applying good design, operational and supply chain management practices. With first hand experience in modern electronics, telecoms, X-Ray, Fire Detector Systems, Military Radio; Mailroom equipment, surface treatment, cooling and refrigeration, oil and gas

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    • Ankush Garg - Commercial and Strategy , Samsung Electronics

      Ankush Garg – Commercial and Strategy , Samsung Electronics 

      A global professional with diverse experience in developing and executing wide ranging strategic and operational initiatives. Navigating the complexity of executing change in any organization, delivered tangible business results and at times, marked entry into new markets. Presently, as part of European Digital Appliances business, driving commercial and growth initiatives across 17 subsidiaries in Europe. Previously, as part of Samsung Corporate Strategy, responsible for driving high impact initiatives around new hardware, software, services, business model innovation, M&A, e-commer...

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    • Tim Mellow - Freelance acoustical consultant , Mellow Acoustics Ltd

      Tim Mellow – Freelance acoustical consultant , Mellow Acoustics Ltd 

      I specialize in design of microphone arrays, earphones & speakers from small hand-held devices to high-end hi-fi together with tuning of cavities & ducts etc. I also design analogue electronics such as crossovers for passive speakers, active filters and amplifiers. I have published ten papers and a book relating to transducers. Currently developing a compact hi-fi electrostatic speaker.

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    • Chris Wilkins - Electrician , AJS GROUP SERVICES LTD

      Chris Wilkins – Electrician , AJS GROUP SERVICES LTD 

      JIB GOLD CARD ELECTRICIAN

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    • Robin Barton - Director , Lamp and Pencil Ltd

      Robin Barton – Director , Lamp and Pencil Ltd 

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    • Andy Spence - General Manager & Defence Programmes, Aerospace

      Andy Spence – General Manager & Defence Programmes, Aerospace 

      Manufacturing Engineer (CEng) with 20 years of experience at Industry Forum delivering competitiveness improvement around the world. Lead author and Master Assessor for the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Levels (NMCL) programme developed jointly by the automotive and aerospace sector trade associations. Leading the delivery of competitiveness improvement programmes across the UK aerospace supply chain covering strategy development, quality management systems, new product introduction, manufacturing operations and supply chain improvement.   Title: Tota...

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    • Martin Robinson  - CEO , AOPA UK

      Martin Robinson – CEO , AOPA UK 

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    • Kieran Truefitt - Senior First Officer 737 , West Atlantic AB

      Kieran Truefitt – Senior First Officer 737 , West Atlantic AB 

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    • Alan Baldwin - NEW Business Development Manager , CargoLogicManagement

      Alan Baldwin – NEW Business Development Manager , CargoLogicManagement 

      Logistics professional Supply chain industry Logistics business Logistics solutions Logistics operation Parcels Logisticsindustry Courier services Freight services

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    • Saverio Campione - Pilot Ambassador - British Airways

      Saverio Campione – Pilot Ambassador – British Airways 

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    • Ian Pykett - Training Consultant - Humber Resource Training

      Ian Pykett – Training Consultant – Humber Resource Training 

      As a hard working, enthusiastic and dynamic individual with considerable experience and an excellent track record; I have good time management skills and the ability to remain level headed under pressure. Strengths include a natural ability in building and maintaining positive working relationships and utilising strong skills in all levels of communication to ensure that instructions are followed safely and efficiently. I am dedicated to providing a high quality service taking a proactive approach and work well both as part of a team or on my own initiative. I am accustomed to working to ti...

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    • Neil Townend – Head of International Sales – Arvia Technology Ltd

      Neil Townend – Head of International Sales – Arvia Technology Ltd 

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    • Annie Ward - Global Events Manager , Infineum

      Annie Ward – Global Events Manager , Infineum 

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    • Andy Clark -   EMEAI Strategic Accounts District Manager || Service Support Solutions , Keysight Technologies

      Andy Clark – EMEAI Strategic Accounts District Manager || Service Support Solutions , Keysight Technologies 

      A self-motivated, reliable and commercially aware Sales and General Manager with a wealth of experience in the electronics and electronic service industry gained in both large and small organisations. • With a proven track record in establishing Support as a key differentiator in a product sale. • Experienced in building and developing high performing teams in both operations and sales across Europe. • Experienced in implementing and driving change to increase efficiency and productivity of operations using LEAN and Six Sigma Methodologies. • With proven Leadership skills that ensure ful...

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    • Dr Karol Kalna - Associate Professor , Swansea University

      Dr Karol Kalna – Associate Professor , Swansea University 

      Associate Professor with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in MOSFETs, Fortran, Nanotechnology, Monte Carlo and Quantum Transport Simulations, and LaTeX. Strong education professional with a PhD focused in Condensed Matter from Univerzita Komenského v Bratislave.

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    • Michelle Bulless - Asset Improvement Engineer , Tata Steel

      Michelle Bulless – Asset Improvement Engineer , Tata Steel 

      Asset Improvement Engineer currently driving improvements in Asset Management through use of Business Processes and SAP PM. Extremely focussed on Asset Management principles and best practice maintenance techniques and processes within the manufacturing industry. Ambitious, determined and always looking to build knowledge and experience. Specialties: SAP PM Reliability Centred Maintenance Optimizer + KPIs such as OEE, OOEE and MTBF. Maintenance Costs. Asset Management Principles and Processes Shutdown Management Statutory and Mandatory Compliance Asbestos Regulations Knowledge of ...

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    • MATHESON Stuart - Director -Senior Consultant IATA - Abacus Bloodstock,

      MATHESON Stuart – Director -Senior Consultant IATA – Abacus Bloodstock, 

      Senior management experience in airlines, airports and supplier network. Former AOC / JSG committee member with BAA. Multiple aviation based licenses and certificates (available on request). Worked internationally. Fellow of the BII (FBII), Member of the ROA and TBA. CIPD / City & Guilds trainer. Registered IATA Instructor. Director of ASG , Senior Consultant for IATA & CEO Abacus Bloodstock Specialties: Contract negotiation, operational management and training, new start companies, airline / airport management at director level. Training and management / staff development. Industr...

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    • Charlotte Budd - Regional Account Manager , European Recycling Platform

      Charlotte Budd – Regional Account Manager , European Recycling Platform 

      Career-minded professional, working in the WEEE (waste electronic and electrical equipment), batteries and packaging recycling sector, with a focus on compliance, quality and customer satisfaction. Over 20 years experience in supply chain, logistics, procurement, auditing and account management, with a focus on environmental protection.

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    • Liane Avery - Marketing & Communications Coordinator , Trescal

      Liane Avery – Marketing & Communications Coordinator , Trescal 

      I am an accomplished marketing professional who graduated from university majoring in Marketing, Advertising, Sales and Business Administration with distinctions. Having spent many years in South East Asia, worked for two years as a Conferencing & Banqueting Manager with a regional hotel chain; where I co-ordinated over 400 events of every kind both corporate and private. This leveraged my marketing skill, as well as giving me a laser eye for detail and coordinating repertoire. Thereafter I moved into a career lasting a decade which started as a Marketing Manager with a prestigious g...

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    • Tilmann Gabriel - Director Aviation Management MSc

      Tilmann Gabriel – Director Aviation Management MSc 

      A former senior aviation executive with over 35 years of demonstrated results in the aviation industry, a Lufthansa Executive and Training Captain for 20 years, Tilmann Gabriel is one of the few consultants in the world, who has earned a reputation for driving business, profit, and market share in aviation. He is regarded as a curator of sustained growth for leading airlines, as well as start-ups, business jet and helicopter operations and aircraft manufacturers. He has created dramatic results for clients such as Cargolux, CHC, Safi Airways and Qatar Airways, and was appointed Director of the...

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    • Danny Winn - Head of Internal Sales , Schneider Electric

      Danny Winn – Head of Internal Sales , Schneider Electric 

      Senior Business Leader & Transformation Specialist

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    • exhibitor - Sonia Meadows - BuroHappold

      Sonia Meadows – BuroHappold 

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    • exhibitor - Steve Norbury - Lecturer in FE , Hugh Baird College

      Steve Norbury – Lecturer in FE , Hugh Baird College 

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    • Awsam Farjo - Managing Director , Aviator Solutions Limited UK

      Awsam Farjo – Managing Director , Aviator Solutions Limited UK 

      We would like to bring your attention that Aviator Solutions Limited is a leading company for aircraft sales, support specialists and general aviation parts. We specialize in buying and selling aircraft parts, helicopter parts and military aircraft parts. airframe, engines, and systems manufacturers, including: Boeing, Airbus, Embraer, Bombardier, Cessna, Piper, Sikorsky, Bell, GE, Rolls Royce, Pratt and Whitney, Continental, Alison, Goodrich, Landing Gears, Honeywell and Rockwell Electronics. We’ll make all the efforts to get you the best quotation for your demand, as your integrity is ...

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    • Jessie Clark - Engineering Teacher , UTC South Durham

      Jessie Clark – Engineering Teacher , UTC South Durham 

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    • Simon Peers - Area Sales Manager , Europower Components Ltd

      Simon Peers – Area Sales Manager , Europower Components Ltd 

      Experienced Area Sales Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the semiconductors industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Embedded Software, Connectors, Sales, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Strong sales professional with a Diploma In Management Studies focused in Business Administration and Management, General from University of Derby.

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    • Rustom Sutaria - Aviation Safety Consultant , Sofema Aviation Services

      Rustom Sutaria – Aviation Safety Consultant , Sofema Aviation Services 

      A highly experienced training & consultancy professional in continuing airworthiness, safety & quality, with an MSc in Aircraft Maintenance Management from City University, London. I am highly motivated to pursue my future in the Middle East and associated regions, and I will be delighted to discuss potential for my skills to be of benefit to your company in the UAE & elsewhere.

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    • Karem Abuowda - Researcher , Bournemouth University

      Karem Abuowda – Researcher , Bournemouth University 

      I am a motivated person looking to improve my skills every day, and I am highly interested in electronics control systems design and improvement. I have started working and researching in this field about for five yeas, and I have designed many of valuable projects as well. In these days, my researches focus on electronic control of hydraulic mobile machines, especially intelligent control to improve the energy efficiency, and the future trend in automated mobile machinery.

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    • Brendon Hill - Global Aerospace Product Champion , British Standards Institution

      Brendon Hill – Global Aerospace Product Champion , British Standards Institution 

      An experienced manager and leader with the ability to motivate and develop teams and individuals to achieve business results. Able to set out and implement strategic plans, including change management, culture change and achievement of planned benefits. Highly experienced in developing, implementing, managing and maintaining Quality Management Systems for a wide range of industries. A recognised quality management specialist in aviation, supporting industry by driving every higher standards in business management. Previously in a senior (Group) level role implementing strategic development ...

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    • Joe Barber - Electrical Project Manager , Corrigenda

      Joe Barber – Electrical Project Manager , Corrigenda 

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    • Sainursalwa Sani - Head, Strategic HR Management , Malaysia Airlines Berhad

      Sainursalwa Sani – Head, Strategic HR Management , Malaysia Airlines Berhad 

      Experienced professional and practitioner in the areas of: a) Strategic Planning, b) Human Capital Management (HRM) and c) Programme Management (PMO). Industrial exposure: 1) Investment at Khazanah Nasional Berhad 2) Shipping at MISC Berhad 3) Education at UniKL-British Malaysian Institute & Universiti Tun Abdul Razak 4) Motor industry at DRB-HICOM 5) Healthcare at Ramsay Sime Darby Healthcare Sdn Bhd 6) Airlines and Aviation at Malaysia Airlines Berhad Specialization: 1) Compensation & Benefits, Performance Management, Talent Management, Succession Planning, Career Man...

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    • Gordon Bingham - Global Trek Aviation General Manager

      Gordon Bingham – Global Trek Aviation General Manager 

      Having worked in aviation going on 25 years since I left school I have built up a vast knowledge base ranging from front of house to airside operations. Including standards which should be adhered to on all levels with commercial,military or general aviation markets. Qualified as a trainer and deliver training courses along with performing many other duties. Versatile,organized and efficiency is my operational platform. Always the person who can be relied on to get the job done first time and the right way. Ensure that all flight operations are customer focused and safety at all times is...

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    • Paul Lucas - EMEA Sales , ServicePower

      Paul Lucas – EMEA Sales , ServicePower 

      I am a successful, hardworking sales professional specialising in the field service industry. With over 20 years’ experience in the sector I have worked corporate and SME clients in a number of roles including technical, project management, business process, account management and sales.

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    • Laura Mackey - Marketing Communications Manager , Seaward Group

      Laura Mackey – Marketing Communications Manager , Seaward Group 

      Well-rounded marketer | Positive & enthusiastic | Highly organized | Great communicator | Online & social savvy

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    • Nicholas Brusby - Rolls-Royce Plc

      Nicholas Brusby – Rolls-Royce Plc 

      I am a highly motivated Mathematics graduate having studied at the University of Manchester for both my Mathematics BSc 2012-2015, graduating with a first class honours, and my MSc in Applied Mathematics with Industrial Modelling 2015-2016, graduating with distinction. My main mathematical interests are Structural Analysis, Thermo Dynamics, and Numerical Analysis Methods. I have worked with both Rolls-Royce Plc and Thales Underwater Systems on projects in these areas. I am also a capable statistician and as part of my current employment I am acknowledged as a subject matter expert in this a...

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    • Graham Sayles - Programme Manager, Sim & Ground Instructor Dash 8 400 , FlightSafety International

      Graham Sayles – Programme Manager, Sim & Ground Instructor Dash 8 400 , FlightSafety International 

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    • exhibitor - John Francis - Sales Director , Electric Heating Solutions(UK)Ltd

      John Francis – Sales Director , Electric Heating Solutions(UK)Ltd 

      Electric Heating Solutions (UK) Ltd specialise in all aspects of Electric Heating. With over 28 years experience servicing many different types of clients. Family run business selling to wholesalers, electrical contractors and the end user. Always looking at opening new markets including exporting into the EU. Specialties: Electric Heating

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    • Ali Bafakih BEng MIET - Function Lead System Engineer , Rolls-Royce

      Ali Bafakih BEng MIET – Function Lead System Engineer , Rolls-Royce 

      Experienced Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the Aerospace industry and Oil industry. Strong engineering professional skills in Microsoft office, SolidWorks, and Siemens NX. Expert and long history experience with SysML, MBSE, Artisan, Integrity, Doors, Control System Architecture, Control System design, safety architecture, safety and System analysis.

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    • Philip Allott - Managing Director Allott & Associates Ltd. Non-Executive Director , HMCA

      Philip Allott – Managing Director Allott & Associates Ltd. Non-Executive Director , HMCA 

      Law graduate, highly experienced marketer and GDPR practitioner, with over 25 years’ experience of successfully working in a cross-section of manufacturing, distribution, food and other B2B environments. My aim is simple, to be the best! Summary: Let’s get on and make it happen The World does not owe anyone a living I am: •Pragmatic •Driven •Focused on outcomes rather than processes Like everybody I make mistakes but what makes me different is that I intend to keep practicing until I'm perfect! Specialties: manufacturing, insurance, power, education, food, wine and politics...

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    • Amy Lyons - Application Specialist , Megger

      Amy Lyons – Application Specialist , Megger 

      Experienced Application Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Sales, Sales Operations, Electrical Wiring, and Sales Management. Strong engineering professional with a HNC focused in Business from New College Durham.

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    • James Stanbridge - Regional Manager - UK & Ireland, JTAG Technologies

      James Stanbridge – Regional Manager – UK & Ireland, JTAG Technologies 

      James  is a 30 veteran of the test and measurement business now specializing in PCB assembly test and programming solution that use the JTAG/boundary-scan (IEEE 1149,x) interface and associated technologies. As regional manager at JTAG Technologies for the past 22 years he has a vast experience of solving customer test issues.  

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    • exhibitor - Clive Phillips - Captain , easyJet

      Clive Phillips – Captain , easyJet 

      Current A320 TRE Previous B737 TRE

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    • exhibitor - Kevin Robinson - PCB Engineer , UL VS Ltd

      Kevin Robinson – PCB Engineer , UL VS Ltd 

      PCB Engineer with extensive knowledge of PCB assembly, layout and manufacture processes within subcontract and R&D environments.

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    • exhibitor - Martin Hyde - Senior Environmental Data Analyst , Comply Direct Ltd

      Martin Hyde – Senior Environmental Data Analyst , Comply Direct Ltd 

      Responsibilities: I assist the Compliance team by delivering data support for Packaging, WEEE and Batteries. I provide technical, legislative and account management assistance to our members, as well as being an active member of our data management task-force. Specific Interest: I have a keen interest in the Circular Economy  with a specific focus on plastics recycling in the UK. Random Fact: The Ellen Macarthur Foundation predicts that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the oceans than fish by weight. Top Tip: ...

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    • Sam Tarrant - CEMEX Biodiversity Advisor , RSPB

      Sam Tarrant – CEMEX Biodiversity Advisor , RSPB 

      Currently developing and managing business & biodiversity conservation partnerships for RSPB. If this interests you, please contact me. I have extensive experience of business sustainability, resource efficiency and strengthening stakeholder relationships. Ten years experience of biodiversity management, demonstrating consistent ability to deliver strategic projects. Instrumental in delivering an innovative 10-year sustainable business biodiversity strategy for CEMEX UK ensuring best practice compliance and integration within operations and corporate communications. Experienced in de...

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    • Martyn Bennett - Chief Scientist , ARTIS

      Martyn Bennett – Chief Scientist , ARTIS 

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    • David Gavins - Sales Director, BCMS

      David Gavins – Sales Director, BCMS 

      David leads the Business Advisory Team at Mergers & Acquisitions specialists BCMS, helping business owners understand their full range of sale and succession planning options. An experienced board-level executive, David ran his own marketing business for a number of years, following roles as Client Services Director at PwC and as a Director at Ernst & Young.   Title: Selling up? How manufacturing businesses are bought and sold in 2018 Synopsis: Every wondered who the likely buyer for your business is? In this entertaining introduction to ...

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    • James Fenton - Director , Quantum4 Ltd

      James Fenton – Director , Quantum4 Ltd 

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    • exhibitor - Peter Moore - HSE Lead , Zenith Energy

      Peter Moore – HSE Lead , Zenith Energy 

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    • Melissa Snover - Managing Director, Katjes Fassin UK Ltd

      Melissa Snover – Managing Director, Katjes Fassin UK Ltd 

      Melissa Snover is an award-winning entrepreneur who has ran several successful businesses. For her last brand Goody Good Stuff she achieved a sales network in more than 33 countries worldwide, and for the latest company Katjes Magic Candy Factory she developed the world’s first 3D printer for confectionary to reach the consumer market!   Synopsis – The challenges faced when breaking into new markets and some advice on shipping internationally, including help she has received from local authorities and the funding which is available.

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    • Gino Bancalari - Plant Director, IMI Precision Engineering

      Gino Bancalari – Plant Director, IMI Precision Engineering 

      Gino Bancalari is our plant director, with vast experience managing high tech business in Europe, South East Asia and South America. Gino has a degree in Manufacturing Engineering, MSc in Operation Management and Lean Six Sigma black belt.     Title: Lean Manufacturing for High Value / Low Volume businesses Synopsis: This presentation is about using automotive lean tools to drive operational excellence and world class customer experience on a manufacturing environment not traditionally associated with the lean journey.

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    • Alan Griffiths - Principal Consultant, Cambashi

      Alan Griffiths – Principal Consultant, Cambashi 

      Alan is a Principal Consultant with Cambashi where he researches, advises and writes on new technology, with a focus on the industrial IoT. Prior to joining Cambashi, he worked for Delcam plc, now part of Autodesk, the CADCAM and PLM company. He has an Engineering degree from Cambridge University.   Title: Connected Applications and the IoT: What this means to Manufacturing and the Supply Chain Synopsis: As the technology matures, the more advanced providers are using the IoT to develop applications that can be easily implemented to achieve...

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    • Nigel Dunand - Managing Director, Sandler Training, Birmingham. Chairman - Institute of Sales Management. Midlands

      Nigel Dunand – Managing Director, Sandler Training, Birmingham. Chairman – Institute of Sales Management. Midlands 

      If you, or your audiences are seeking to drive revenues, build high-performance sales teams, and learn game-changing techniques, look no further. Nigel connects with his audiences in an inspiring and intimate way that keeps them coming back for more. A regular speaker on the topic of sales and sales leadership, Nigel blends sales acumen, sales management and leadership skills to create bigger, better and faster sales for small/mid-size businesses to FTSE 250’s. Nigel trains businesses to develop stronger sales teams, create better hiring practices and create a culture of success. Nigel poss...

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    • Gary Frankham - Advanced Applications Specialist, STILL Materials Handling Ltd.

      Gary Frankham – Advanced Applications Specialist, STILL Materials Handling Ltd. 

      With  30 years of industry experience and a working knowledge of most areas of MHE. Time most recently spent working with clients on high end warehouse projects. Utilising high performance driven and automated equipment. Using the knowledge gained and the connections made to pull together coherent deliverable solutions.     Title: Keeping it Simple Synopsis: In an era when the buzzword is “Automation” are smaller enterprises exposing themselves to internal logistic solutions that don’t bring the benefits they profess ...

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    • Leah Waterhouse - Director - Specialist Sectors, Lombard

      Leah Waterhouse – Director – Specialist Sectors, Lombard 

      I have spent my career so far building on my interesting in sustainability and the adoption of green technologies. After working in general finance and the marketing of sustainable projects I have joined Lombard to help support such projects through the provision of asset finance.   Title: Lombard, Specialist Sectors - A case study

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    • Brian Hall - Chief Commercial Officer, BHSF Employee Benefits Limited

      Brian Hall – Chief Commercial Officer, BHSF Employee Benefits Limited 

      Brian is Chief Commercial Officer of BHSF Employee Benefits Limited, a growing multi-channel provider of employee benefits and HR services. Brian is an expert voice in the industry, leading innovation in products and service delivery. Brian is a Chartered Director and was awarded IoD West Midlands Director of the Year in 2015, and appointed to the IoD’s National Council in June 2016. Since 2010, Brian has served on the West Midlands Council of the CBI. In his capacity as a Non-Executive Director Brian has assisted boards as diverse as social lending businesses, environmental start-ups and non-...

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    • Dr. Elaine Spain - Lead Researcher and Co-Inventor of SepTec, National Centre for Sensor Research, Dublin City University

      Dr. Elaine Spain – Lead Researcher and Co-Inventor of SepTec, National Centre for Sensor Research, Dublin City University 

      Dr. Elaine Spain is currently the lead researcher/Co-Founder of SepTec at the National Centre for Sensor Research, Dublin City University. Elaine and the SepTec team are currently driving the development and commercialization of SepTec, the next generation sepsis detection device that is capable of rapidly detecting sepsis related pathogens in whole blood within 15 minutes.   Title: SepTec: Addressing the need for rapid and accurate diagnosis of septic pathogens and sub-pathogens Sysnopsis: ...

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    • David Hannon – Research & Technology Development Manager , Hollister Incorporated's presentations

      David Hannon – Research & Technology Development Manager , Hollister Incorporated’s presentations 

      I am passionate about creating and delivering new products that make a positive difference to medical care of people by leading courageously in an open and innovative environment. Specialties: New Product Idea Generation, Concept Development, Project Management, Product Detailing and implementation of New Products into production.

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    • Stefano Messori - Design Strategist - Online Corporate Trainer & Facilitator , Stefano Messori

      Stefano Messori – Design Strategist – Online Corporate Trainer & Facilitator , Stefano Messori 

      Stefano’s aim is to facilitate a design thinking agenda in organisations pursuing a strategic innovation approach. Stefano collaborates with the management of medium sized and large organisations (on ad hoc projects) but also with start-ups, through online learning and group facilitation sessions. In addition to promoting and facilitating the adoption of a design agenda within organisations, Stefano encourages managers to challenge their current understanding of their work and the mental models they have created to explain reality. Stefano’s on-line courses invite participants to take pa...

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    • Christian Briant - Compliance Manager , RJW Sheet Metal Ltd

      Christian Briant – Compliance Manager , RJW Sheet Metal Ltd 

      Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management

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    • Inês Ajuda - Research Manager of Food Business Programme , Compassion in World Farming

      Inês Ajuda – Research Manager of Food Business Programme , Compassion in World Farming 

      Inês Grenho Ajuda completed the BSc/MSc in Veterinary Medicine in 2012 at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Lisbon. After completing her degree she started working on the Animal Welfare Indicators’ Project (AWIN Project), investigating pain an animal welfare assessment. Inês joined Compassion in 2015 as a research manager. She uses her experience in the field as well as knowledge of farm animal pain to support the team in its mission of placing farm animal welfare at the heart of the food industry, in addition to continuing to structure the scientific evidence base...

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    • Brian Mayne - Regional Director Wales Resource Efficiency & Waste Management, Ricardo Energy & Environment

      Brian Mayne – Regional Director Wales Resource Efficiency & Waste Management, Ricardo Energy & Environment 

      Brian is a fellow of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, Chartered Environmentalist and is recognised by the International Solid Waste Association as an International Waste Manager. Brian is responsible for project direction and management, business development and technical delivery across a range of resource efficiency areas for Ricardo Energy and Environment.  

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    • David Bovis - Managing Director , Duxinaroe

      David Bovis – Managing Director , Duxinaroe 

      BEHIND EVERY NUMBER, ARE PEOPLE. "People cannot adapt to anything 'New' any faster than their brain is capable of changing, to embark upon a project without planning for this does more damage to results over longer time-frames than most leaders ever appreciate" David Bovis We specialise in; Leadership | Culture Change | Hoshin Kanri (Strategy Deployment) | Continuous Improvement. Our foundations are in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing and a thorough understanding of Psychology and Neuroscience. We now excel where 'best practice' struggles or fails. W: http://www.duxinaroe...

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    • Edward Sweeney

      Edward Sweeney 

      Professor Edward Sweeney is Director of the Aston Logistics & Systems Institute at Aston University, Birmingham, UK. He was previously Director of the National Institute for Transport and Logistics (NITL) in Dublin. The focus of his current work is on resilience and sustainability in global supply chains. Job title Professor of Logistics and Systems; Director, Aston Logistics & Systems Institute, Aston University, Birmingham, UK Presentation title Engineering smart and sustainable manufacturing supply chains Presentation synopsis Logistics and supply chain professionals are faced...

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    • Adam Hall - Head of Sustainability, Surfdome

      Adam Hall – Head of Sustainability, Surfdome 

      Adam Hall is the Head of Sustainability at Surfdome, Europes largest action sport retailer. He grew up in the rolling hills and gentle surf of the South West of the UK, which shaped his passion for Surfing and an appreciation of the natural world, all enhanced by a lifetime of traveling. He has spent almost his entire working life weaving his way through every aspect of the surfing industry from the humble beginnings of the local surfboard factory.  A journey that provided opportunities to travel the world and years living in Australia and New Zealand. Eventually taking a break from the ...

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    • Nigel Knapp MBA – Business Development Manager, MTC

      Nigel Knapp MBA – Business Development Manager, MTC 

      Nigel joined the MTC in 2016 with responsibility for SME sales and has since engaged with over 100 manufacturers to deliver productivity improvements. Nigel previously managed the GrowthAccelerator programme covering Coventry & Warwickshire, signing up 350 SME clients from all sectors over a 4 year period. The presentation to follow draws on this wide experience, coupled with the manufacturing technology and resources available from the MTC.

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    • Belle Nairac - Head of Sales, Bolt Learning

      Belle Nairac – Head of Sales, Bolt Learning 

      Over the last 8 years Belle has worked for both Food and Drink manufacturers in a Account Management role, as well as 3 years working for a leading shopper research and consultancy company in Business Development. Belle has focused on helping grow brands within the UK Convenience and Grocery market by understanding how to engage more effectively with consumers. Belle is now Head of Sales at Bolt Learning. Using her wealth of experience in the grocery retail sector, as well as her passion for learning and development, she works with food manufacturers and retailers to create online training ...

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    • Chris Hobson - Director of Policy, East Midlands Chamber

      Chris Hobson – Director of Policy, East Midlands Chamber 

      Chris is Director of Policy and External Affairs at the Chamber, leading the information and representation teams, with responsibility for all work areas relating to the development of Chamber policy and lobbying activity. He has a background working in policy in both the private and public sectors, at local, regional and national levels with a range of stakeholders and building effective partnerships. In his previous role he was Lead Manager for the National Housing Federation in the East Midlands, representing the organisation's and members' interests at a national level. Chris is a pr...

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    • Nausheen Basha,  Research Assistant at University of London City

      Nausheen Basha, Research Assistant at University of London City 

      Nausheen Basha, MSc (Univ. of Manchester), works at Centre for Compressor Technology on research and development of twin screw compressors for major industrial clients. Activities include screw compressor design for better efficiency, improving oil injection system and computational fluid dynamics modelling of multiphase flows in the compression chamber.

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    • Stephen Crosher - CEO, Fleet Renewables

      Stephen Crosher – CEO, Fleet Renewables 

      Stephen founded Fleet Renewables in 2011, a consultancy that engages with early stage innovators and helps to commercialise those innovations that have the greatest potential. Current projects include lowering emissions on construction sites and innovation in energy storage. Recently, Stephen was the commercial director of two wind turbine manufacturing businesses.     Title: Innovating in hydro Synopsis: There is a perception that pumped hydro & hydro more generally is an industry with little scope to innovate. The presentation wi...

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    • James Spencer - Managing Director Portland Fuel

      James Spencer – Managing Director Portland Fuel 

      James Spencer started his career in oil refining in 1994, with Mobil and then BP, after graduating from Cambridge University. In 2003, James joined the Bayford Group of Companies as Group Operations Director, looking after their £500m pa portfolio. During this time, he also became Chairman of the Association of UK Oil Independents. In 2009, James set up Portland Fuel, a company offering fuel price data, advisory services and fuel hedging. He is a regular contributor to national debates on oil prices and has appeared numerous times in the UK media.

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    • Harsh Dahiya - Founder & CEO, Harvesto

      Harsh Dahiya – Founder & CEO, Harvesto 

      Harsh Dahiya is an entrepreneur & founder of Harvesto, India’s most trusted brand of innovative electronic agriculture products. Harvesto’s digital equipments are functional in 12+ countries & all states of India. Dahiya is also a keynote speaker who has spoken at conferences all over the world. He has advised several organisations, start-ups and entrepreneurs. He has been recognised and invited by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to talk about technologies in soil and agriculture. He has many Fortune 500 Indian companies as his customers and has worked closely with many Governmen...

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    • Dr Stephen Wise - Waste Sector Director & Waste Technical Leader , Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Wood Plc

      Dr Stephen Wise – Waste Sector Director & Waste Technical Leader , Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Wood Plc 

      Stephen is a recognised and well known expert within the waste management sector with experience at a senior level working for both private sector waste operators and consultants including Suez, Shanks, Recycidia, Ricardo and Wood Plc.  Stephen joined the sector in 1999 following the completion of his Engineering Doctorate at Cranfield University. Stephen is also a General Councillor and Trustee for CIWM and a Governing Board member of the IBioIC. Presentation Title: Developing and implementing sustainable energy production from waste as part of the Circular Economy ...

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    • Stephen Ringler - Head of Future Business, Satellite Applications Catapult

      Stephen Ringler – Head of Future Business, Satellite Applications Catapult 

      Stephen is passionate about space and linking people and businesses to space, having worked in the industry as a business developer, precision pointing system engineer and programmatic analyst for over 16 years. Stephen has supported government, commercial, and international space organisations with previous roles at The Aerospace Corporation and the Science Technology and Facilities Council. Currently, Stephen acts as the Head of Future Business for the Satellite Applications Catapult, an independent innovation and technology company fostering growth across the economy through the exploitatio...

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    • Siddharth Mukne - Regional Head, UKIBC, UK

      Siddharth Mukne – Regional Head, UKIBC, UK 

      Siddharth is a Regional Head at UKIBC and is responsible for engaging with companies across UK with an interest in the Indian market. He has a strong background in business development, project management & operations, having worked with multinational engineering & life science companies across Europe & India. Originally from India, where he lived & studied his engineering & International trade management. He also holds an Executive MBA & Masters in International Marketing from UK universities. Siddharth has Developed annual regional programmes and organised...

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    • Richard Hawkins - Business Development Manager

      Richard Hawkins – Business Development Manager 

      Studied Mechanical Engineering (BSc) & Music Technology and Production (BSc). Previous engineering experience in laser marking and materials processing for electrical wire and cable insulation. Former responsibilities included laser applications engineering, research and development and manufacturing system design and modification. Predominantly in automotive with involvement in medical and aerospace. Title: A laser is just a laser…right?   Synopsis: This presentation aims to give a brief insight into laser processing in manufacturing, tou...

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    • exhibitor - Ms. Xishan Li - Senior Manager of Markets and Clients Department

      Ms. Xishan Li – Senior Manager of Markets and Clients Department 

      Xishan Li is an advisor on China market access solution for electronic products in the area of CCC mark, testing and factory audit. She keeps careful track of the conformity process and liaises closely with Chinese authorities to ensure successful entry is secured for clients’ products into the China market.   Title: Trends in China’s Electronics Industry   Synopsis: China’s Electronics Industry: digital facts; top trends The changing Chinese consumer: more middle class, more local and more online Mobi...

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    • Graham Simmonds - Managing Director, Green Rewards

      Graham Simmonds – Managing Director, Green Rewards 

      Graham is managing director and founder of Green Rewards, the company that operates the employee engagement scheme, JUMP, and the household recycling rewards scheme, Local Green Points. Prior to Green Rewards he was the founding chief executive of Trees for Cities, and is now a Trustee on the charity’s Board. Title: Engaging your people in sustainability – how to create long-term engagement in environmental sustainability and wellbeing Synopsis: Green Rewards are experts in employee engagement. Their JUMP programme has been implemented in financial insti...

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    • Richard Kelly - Managing Director, EMS Cognito

      Richard Kelly – Managing Director, EMS Cognito 

      Richard Kelly is a management consultant with 30 years of industry experience with a track record of changing culture, delivering Lean and Reliability best practice and results in renowned, global organisations. His reputation as an industry thought-leader and sought-after keynote speaker has grown following acclaimed half-day seminars on business culture change.   Title: You cannot be Lean if you are not Reliable. Synopsis: Lean programmes are often driven by non-maintenance people who don't really understand the value maintenance adds and there...

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    • Kevin Ross - NAMRC Industrial Advisor

      Kevin Ross – NAMRC Industrial Advisor 

      Kevin engages with manufacturers, assessing their readiness to win work in the nuclear sector through a Fit 4 Nuclear journey. Kevin previously worked for the Manufacturing Advisory Service. He has 30+ years’ operational experience of engineering, JIT manufacturing @ Toyota, renewables and FMCG, within industries including packaging, electronics and timber. Presentation title: How the Fit 4 Nuclear Programme can help High Precision manufactures. Delivered exclusively by the Nuclear AMR...

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    • Mike Curtis-Rouse - Lead Manufacturing Technologist, Satellite Applications Catapult

      Mike Curtis-Rouse – Lead Manufacturing Technologist, Satellite Applications Catapult 

      Mike focuses on the development of advanced materials and manufacturing processes for space including propulsion systems, launch vehicles, spacecraft and supply chain technologies. He is an evangelist for the utilization of manufacturing processes which are disruptive to both supply chain and material processing, with the aim of empowering companies, and giving them the ability to compete globally. Presentation Title: Building Better Rockets. Space isn’t hard. Getting there isn’t hard either. But getting there cost effectively, consistently and reducing the risk to paylo...

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    • Alan Harrison - Group Lean Manager, IMI plc

      Alan Harrison – Group Lean Manager, IMI plc 

      Alan has more than 25 years of experience of leading business improvement in global companies including          Rolls-Royce, ABB, The Weir Group and RBS. In his current role he is responsible for roll-out of Lean across IMI world-wide operations reporting to Group CEO. Alan is passionate about helping people to use Lean to improve and learn. Presentation title: Why Lean - The Seven Benefits of Lean. IMI plc uses Lean to engage people, improve productivity and provide great customer service. Lean is a fundamental part of our growth strategy and it is driven from the top....

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    • Abraham Negaresh  - Senior Process Engineer, WRc plc

      Abraham Negaresh – Senior Process Engineer, WRc plc 

      Abraham is a senior process engineer at WRc plc with more than nine years’ experience working in engineering consulting and applied research environments both in Australia and in the UK. He is a Chartered Engineer who has worked in various municipal and industrial water/wastewater treatment projects. His experience includes process engineering for energy companies, commissioning and operating various pilot plants (eg. Ion Exchange, Membrane filtration) and assisting with engineering design of a desalination plant in Australia. He holds a PhD in recycling and reuse ...

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    • Parimala Shivaprasad - Postgraduate researcher University of Bath

      Parimala Shivaprasad – Postgraduate researcher University of Bath 

      Parimala Shivaprasad is a postgraduate research student at the Department of Chemical Engineering at University of Bath. Having completed both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from India, she moved to the UK in 2015 to start her PhD with a research scholarship from the university. Her research aims to integrate sustainability into current chemical processing techniques through novel catalyst and reactor design. Though the current focus is on pharmaceutical industries, the project can be extended to a diverse range of chemical industries. Parimala is also an avid science c...

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    • Martina Neville - PhD Student, University of East London

      Martina Neville – PhD Student, University of East London 

      PhD candidate at the University of East London. I graduated with a first class degree in Biomedical Science in 2014. My work focuses on modulating the intestinal immune system in inflammatory bowel diseases and colon cancers. Specialising in the production of recombinant proteins for use in bioassays and gene expression analysis. I am completing my PhD in September 2018 and will be looking for opportunities to move into the Pharmaceutical Industry. Presentation Title: Modulation of the Intestinal Immune Environment by Parasite-Derived Secretory Proteins

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    • Allan Maund - Director of Counter Fraud, Dains LLP, Birmingham

      Allan Maund – Director of Counter Fraud, Dains LLP, Birmingham 

      Allan has 24 years’ experience within the financial crime sector and specialises in providing support and advise to clients relating to prevention, detection and deterrence programmes to reduce financial loss and reputational damage, and where financial crime has occurred, appropriate and lawful actions to adhere to civil or criminal legislation. Allan’s areas of expertise include, fraud, theft, bribery and tax evasion offences. Allan has operated globally for clients, and as a holder of UK Government Security clearance he has more recently worked in Afghanistan, P...

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