EDUCATION & JOBS
McLELLAN AND PARTNERS LTD
Principal Engineer 1994-2019
Senior Engineer 1990-94
Team member, later team leader, providing specialist support in instrumentation, control, LV electrics, data and communications as well as analysis, database design, software production and software QA, for projects in the metals and process industries and building services.
• Corus and Avesta-Polarit
• TfL / London Underground
• DTI / Envirowise
• The British Library
• The International Court of Arbitration
• The Environment Agency
Projects included water treatment plants, rolling mills, power stations, bulk storage and transport schemes, cctv and data networks.
THE NESTLÉ COMPANY, HAYES FACTORY
Site Electrical Engineer, 1984-85
Responsible for 5 design engineers, supervisors and 56 technicians. Electrical and C&I budget for the site, estimating power requirements, planning shutdowns, liaison with contractors and trade unions. Residential course in team management at PAT Management Training Centre. Course on Wiring Regulations at the IEE.
SIRA INSTITUTE (Later Sira Ltd)
Projects Manager 1981-84
Manager of group of 7 engineers and technicians evaluating process contol equipment. Management training (Industrial Society). Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers 1981, subsequently Chartered Engineer.
Research Officer 1980-81
Leader of small team of engineers & physicists testing electrical instruments and expanded the work to include control systems
Training course on team leadership (Industrial Society)
Research Assistant 1974-80
Laboratory testing, reports, studies. Member of the Institute of Measurement and Control 1978.
Research Technologist 1971-73
Assisting development & commisioning of specialist controls and laboratory testing of proprietary process equipment
TEDDINGTON AUTOCONTROLS 1966-71
Student apprentice. Experience with instrument and control panel design and manufacture, production, commercial, personnel and commissioning the firm's projects. Associate Member, Institute of Measurement and Control 1970
THE CITY UNIVERSITY, LONDON 1966-71
"Thin sandwich" degree course in Instrument and Control Engineering. Included electrical and mechanical engineering and materials - qualified graduates to enter both IMechE and IEE
TOLLINGON GRAMMAR SCHOOL
A-Levels in Pure Maths, Applied Maths and Physics