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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of grant funding has been awarded to UK organisations.


the total industry-matched value of the ATI Programme.


projects now make up the portfolio.

Our strategy

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

Ben Stocks

ATI Board Director

Nathan Harrison

Deputy Head of Communications

Alex Hickson

Head of Technology: Structures, Manufacturing and Materials

Nazia Hirjee

Chief Operations Officer

Gary Elliott

Chief Executive Officer

Susan Schofield B.Eng P.Eng MBA

VP Strategy Civil Airframe, GKN Aerospace

Claire Smith

ATI Board Director

Becky Clark

Head of Finance

Julie Etherden

Officer Manager & PA to the CTO

Bella Fudge

International Policy Manager

Mark Scully

Head of Technology: Advanced Systems & Propulsion

Martin Farmer

Regional Strategy & Engagement Manager

Mike Biddle

ATI Board Director

Rachel Gillett

HR Manager

James O’Doherty-Jennings

Advanced Technologist - Whole Aircraft

Matthew Bailey

Senior Technologist: Structures, Manufacturing & Materials

Dr Naomi Allen

Senior Technologist: Sustainability & Strategy

Ann Dysiewicz

IT Manager

Chris Low

Senior Manager - International Relations

Nour Eid

Head of Strategy & Commercial - Hydrogen Capability Network

Paul Everitt

ATI Chair

Karun Harrar

Innovation Associate

Dr Kedar Pandya

ATI Board Director

Sophie Lane

Chief Relationships Officer

Beene M’membe

Strategy Manager

Harry Malins

Chief Innovation Officer

Alan Newby

ATI Board Director

Dr Maria Nelson

Head of Innovation & Sustainability

Tessa Simpson

Senior Sustainability Manager

Anamika Normand

Strategy & Policy Officer

Laura Cuss

Programme Director - Hydrogen Capability Network

John Warehand

Head of Communications

Will Lord

Head of Government Relations

Corinne Morris

Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Dr Kiran Harish

Lead Technologist: Advanced Systems & Propulsion

David Debney

Head of Technology: Whole Aircraft

Adam Morton

Head of Technology - Sustainability and Strategy

Janet Collyer

ATI Board Director

Gavin Campbell

ATI Board Director

Jacqueline Castle

Chief Technology Officer

Paul Griffiths

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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