Challenge Director, Future Flight
Gary has nearly 30 years’ experience in the Aerospace industry mainly working on Civil and Defence propulsion system for Rolls-Royce. He has held engineering leadership positions across the product lifecycle covering technology acquisition, concept definition, development/certification and service management. He also held many global, executive leadership positions for the group including creating the System Design function and latterly leading the digital transformation of Engineering. Gary is also experienced in business development, customer consultancy and services creation.
Gary’s particular passion is to bring teams together to challenge the status quo and drive step changes in both the technology and business thinking to transform the aviation industry. His new role as Challenge Director, Future Flight for Innovate UK affords great opportunity for exactly this.