Meet our leadership team

Iain Bomphray - NMIS Senior Team Member

Iain Bomphray

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.

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Chris Dungey - NMIS Senior Team Member

Chris Dungey

Research Director, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

As Research Director of NMIS, Professor Chris Dungey blends academic achievement with strategic and operational experience across world leading industrial and academic technology organisations.

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Sarah Jardine - NMIS Senior Team Member

Sarah Jardine

Chief Operating Officer, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

NMIS welcomed Sarah Jardine as Chief Operating Officer in 2020 from leading medical technology company, Optos.

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A portrait shot of Stewart McKinlay of NMIS

Stewart McKinlay

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.

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Lynn Ohare - NMIS Senior Team Member

Lynne O'Hare

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.

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Keith Ridgway - NMIS Senior Team Member

Keith Ridgway

Executive Chair, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Keith Ridgway is the Executive Chair of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland. He first joined the Advanced Forming Research Centre, part of the University of Strathclyde in 2016.

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