Promoting transformative technology in air transport

The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) creates the technology strategy for the UK aerospace sector and funds world-class research and development.

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Funding

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News & events

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Resources

Insight and tools to support the UK aerospace sector.

Our programme

£1.6bn

of grant funding has been awarded to UK organisations.

£3.2bn

the total industry-matched value of the ATI Programme.

343

projects now make up the portfolio.

More

198

projects are currently live.

376

unique partners from every region of the UK.

275

SMEs have received grant funding.

£4.8m

is the average size of a project grant.

4

is the average number of partners per project.

81,000

UK high value jobs have been secured.

£97bn

in value add and spill over to the economy so far.

Our strategy

The ATI sets the technology strategy for UK aerospace, focusing on sustainability, mobility and competitiveness.

Laura Cuss

Head of Strategy: Market & Supply Chain

Gary Elliott

Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Bailey

Senior Technologist: Structures, Manufacturing & Materials

Malcolm Scott

Director Special Projects

Simon Edmonds

ATI Board Director

Paul Griffiths

ATI Board Director

Chris Gear

FlyZero Project Director

Nathan Harrison

Communications Manager

Stuart Gates

Interim Head Of Technology: Whole Aircraft

Dr Alice Stitt

Senior Technologist: Whole Aircraft

Chris Low

International R&D Engagement Manager

Susan Schofield B.Eng P.Eng MBA

VP Strategy Civil Airframe, GKN Aerospace

Stephen Ball

ATI Board Chair

Michaela Little

Head of Finance

Dr Alejandro Block

Senior Technologist: Sustainability, Strategy & Integration

Will McClintock

Strategy Manager

Julie Etherden

Officer Manager & PA to the CTO

Dr Kiran Harish

Lead Technologist: Advanced Systems & Propulsion

Dr Naomi Allen

Senior Technologist: Whole Aircraft

David Debney

Chief Engineer: Whole Aircraft Architecture

Scott Pendry

Head of International R&D and Policy Engagement

Nikul Bhadasia

Senior Business Analyst

Beene M’membe

Advanced Technologist: Structures, Manufacturing & Materials

Paul Everitt

ATI Board Director

Dr Cristina Garcia-Duffy

Head of Technology: Strategy & Integration

Prof Simon Weeks

Chief Technology Officer

Ann Dysiewicz

IT Systems Manager

Nazia Hirjee

Chief Operations Officer

Rachel Gillett

HR Manager

Mark Scully

Head of Technology: Advanced Systems & Propulsion

Janet Collyer

ATI Board Director

Ben Stocks

ATI Board Director

Nour Eid

Innovation Manager

Alex Hickson

Head of Technology: Structures, Manufacturing and Materials

Dr Kedar Pandya

ATI Board Director

Gavin Campbell

ATI Board Director

Alan Newby

ATI Board Director

Our team

Our team is drawn from across the sector and beyond, providing stakeholders with the expertise, energy and passion to further the UK's aerospace industry.

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