Based in the UK, Simon currently leads Lean transformation activities at UTC Aerospace Systems.
His approach to operational excellence has been developed predominantly through Tier 1 supply to Toyota on a ‘JIT’ basis and through the Womack influenced Lean turnaround approach at UTC.
Simon’s qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Engineering Business Management. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt, a Chartered Engineer (IMechE), and Project Management Professional (PMP). His industry experience covers Programme Management, General management, Leadership Development, and Quality and Continuous Improvement.
Outside work Simon enjoys time with his wife and 2 children and indulging in his passion for sailing, windsurfing, and mountain biking.