Transforming aerospace through technology and innovation

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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Our programme


of grant funding has been awarded to UK organisations.


the total industry-matched value of the ATI Programme.


projects now make up the portfolio.



projects are currently live.


unique partners from every region of the UK.


SMEs have received grant funding.


is the average size of a project grant.


is the average number of partners per project.


UK high value jobs have been secured.


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

Our strategy

Destination Zero is the technology strategy for UK aerospace, focusing on zero-carbon emission, ultra-efficient and cross-cutting enabling technologies.

Paul Griffiths

ATI Board Director

Prof Simon Weeks

Chief Technology Officer

Sophie Lane

Chief Relationships Officer

Beene M’membe

Advanced Technologist: Structures, Manufacturing & Materials

Stephen Ball

ATI Board Chair

Harry Malins

Chief Innovation Officer

Malcolm Scott

Director Special Projects

Mark Scully

Head of Technology: Advanced Systems & Propulsion

Ben Stocks

ATI Board Director

Laura Cuss

Head of Strategy: Market & Supply Chain

Karun Harrar

Delivery & Innovation Officer

Julie Etherden

Officer Manager & PA to the CTO

Susan Schofield B.Eng P.Eng MBA

VP Strategy Civil Airframe, GKN Aerospace

Alex Hickson

Head of Technology: Structures, Manufacturing and Materials

Corinne Morris

Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Michaela Little

Head of Finance

Nour Eid

Senior Innovation Manager

Matthew Bailey

Senior Technologist: Structures, Manufacturing & Materials

Dr Kedar Pandya

ATI Board Director

Scott Pendry

Head of External Relations

Stuart Gates

Interim Head Of Technology: Whole Aircraft

Dr Naomi Allen

Senior Technologist: Whole Aircraft

Ann Dysiewicz

IT Manager

Paul Everitt

ATI Board Director

Gavin Campbell

ATI Board Director

Nikul Bhadasia

Senior Business Analyst

Simon Edmonds

ATI Board Director

Nazia Hirjee

Chief Operations Officer

Rachel Gillett

HR Manager

Janet Collyer

ATI Board Director

Chris Low

International R&D Engagement Manager

Simon Webb

Head of Zero Carbon Strategy

Dr Kiran Harish

Lead Technologist: Advanced Systems & Propulsion

Gary Elliott

Chief Executive Officer

Alan Newby

ATI Board Director

Dr Alice Stitt

Senior Technologist: Whole Aircraft

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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