Chief Executive Officer, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
Chris joined NMIS in late 2022, bringing a wealth of manufacturing and industrial experience gained in previous roles including UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Challenge Director for Made Smarter.
Director, Lightweight Manufacturing Centre
Iain joined in August 2019 as Director of the Lightweight Manufacturing Centre (LMC), designed to support industry access funding, skilled engineering staff, facilities and translational research.
Chief Operating Officer, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
Jacqui is responsible for directing the organisation’s ongoing business operations, leading a number of business-critical teams working across the whole Group including finance, health and safety
Chief Commercial Officer, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
Lynne is a Chartered Engineer who joined the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) as part of its launch team in 2009 and develops the centre’s commercial activities.
Skills Director, Manufacturing Skills Academy
Stewart McKinlay MEng combines industrial experience through start-up SMEs and international manufacturers with significant expertise in the education, training, and skills arena.
Digital Factory Director, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
Stephen leads the NMIS Digital Factory, one of the five specialist centres within the NMIS Group.
Research Director, Advanced Forming Research Centre
AFRC Director, Brad Wynne, was formerly the AFRC Research Director before stepping into the new role last year.
Senior Executive - Manufacturing, University of Strathclyde
Professor Keith Ridgway CBE FREng is the Senior Executive - Manufacturing at the University of Strathclyde.