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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ATI 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.

Our strategy

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

Gary Elliott

Chief Executive Officer

Alan Newby

ATI Board Director

Paul Griffiths

ATI Board Director

Gavin Campbell

ATI Board Director

Dr Kedar Pandya

ATI Board Director

Susan Schofield B.Eng P.Eng MBA

VP Strategy Civil Airframe, GKN Aerospace

Janet Collyer

ATI Board Director

Paul Everitt

ATI Chair

Ben Stocks

ATI Board Director

Laura Cuss

Programme Director - Hydrogen Capability Network

Nour Eid

Head of Strategy & Commercial - Hydrogen Capability Network

Rachel Gillett

HR Manager

Ann Dysiewicz

IT Manager

Julie Etherden

Officer Manager & PA to the CTO

Dr Kiran Harish

Lead Technologist: Advanced Systems & Propulsion

Alex Hickson

Head of Technology: Structures, Manufacturing and Materials

Beene M’membe

Strategy Manager

Chris Low

Senior Manager - International Relations

Matthew Bailey

Senior Technologist: Structures, Manufacturing & Materials

Sophie Lane

Chief Relationships Officer

Harry Malins

Chief Innovation Officer

Karun Harrar

Innovation Associate

Corinne Morris

Executive Assistant & Office Manager

David Debney

Head of Technology: Whole Aircraft

Claire Smith

ATI Board Director

Will Lord

Head of Government Relations

Nathan Harrison

Deputy Head of Communications

Dr Maria Nelson

Head of Innovation & Sustainability

Jacqueline Castle

Chief Technology Officer

Mike Biddle

ATI Board Director

John Warehand

Head of Communications

Becky Clark

Head of Finance

Adam Morton

Head of Technology - Sustainability and Strategy

James O’Doherty-Jennings

Advanced Technologist - Whole Aircraft

Tessa Simpson

Senior Sustainability Manager

Bella Fudge

International Policy Manager

Martin Farmer

Regional Strategy & Engagement Manager

Carrie Harris

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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Farnborough International Airshow 22nd – 26th July 2024

Destination Zero: The Technology Journey to 2050
Technology Showcase: Discover how UK aerospace is addressing the challenges of today with the technologies of tomorrow.Featuring exhibits from Adaptix, Airbus, Cranfield Aerospace Solutions, Dowty a GE Aerospace company, GKN Aerospace, High Value Manufacturing Catapult, iCOMAT, Rolls-Royce, Safran, TISICS, Vertical Aerospace, ZeroAviaView the ATI Theatre schedule and secure your guided tour today