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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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.

Alex Hickson

Head of Technology: Structures, Manufacturing and Materials

Laura Cuss

Head of Strategy: Market & Supply Chain

Paul Griffiths

ATI Board Director

Alan Newby

ATI Board Director

Nour Eid

Senior Innovation Manager

Gavin Campbell

ATI Board Director

Ann Dysiewicz

IT Manager

Susan Schofield B.Eng P.Eng MBA

VP Strategy Civil Airframe, GKN Aerospace

Mark Scully

Head of Technology: Advanced Systems & Propulsion

Dr Kiran Harish

Lead Technologist: Advanced Systems & Propulsion

Harry Malins

Chief Innovation Officer

Malcolm Scott

Director Special Projects

Chris Low

International R&D Engagement Manager

Karun Harrar

Delivery & Innovation Officer

Michaela Little

Head of Finance

Gary Elliott

Chief Executive Officer

Scott Pendry

Head of External Relations

Beene M’membe

Advanced Technologist: Structures, Manufacturing & Materials

Stephen Ball

ATI Board Chair

Julie Etherden

Officer Manager & PA to the CTO

Rachel Gillett

HR Manager

Prof Simon Weeks

Chief Technology Officer

Simon Edmonds

ATI Board Director

Dr Naomi Allen

Senior Technologist: Whole Aircraft

Matthew Bailey

Senior Technologist: Structures, Manufacturing & Materials

Janet Collyer

ATI Board Director

Nikul Bhadasia

Senior Business Analyst

Dr Alice Stitt

Senior Technologist: Whole Aircraft

Dr Alejandro Block

Senior Technologist: Sustainability, Strategy & Integration

Ben Stocks

ATI Board Director

Nazia Hirjee

Chief Operations Officer

Paul Everitt

ATI Board Director

Dr Kedar Pandya

ATI Board Director

Sophie Lane

Chief Relationships Officer

Stuart Gates

Interim Head Of Technology: 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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