Les GILL has many years’ experience in the Automotive and Rail Industry. Working in the very complex environment of bringing new product to market. He has held senior positions in Engineering, Commercial, Purchasing, Project Management roles in the Automotive and Rail Industries. Most recently Les is Visiting Lecturer at Wolverhampton University where he teaches Lean & Agile Manufacturing, with a twist.
Focus areas are:
Business Models development, Funding signposting, Value Proposition development, from a customers points of view, and Process Management. He is an advisor to a major SME, (SDE Technology).
He has a tremendous level of enthusiasm and commitment to the development of technology throughout the supply chain.
He has an MBA from Warwick Business School and awarded Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) by qualification. He majored on International Trade, Concept to Customer processes and Design to Avoid Assembly (ask him, he will explain).
His early work was published in ; Just in time Manufacturing in Perspective, written by Alan Harrison.
And most of all he has the drive to succeed and support others to succeed.
Marcos KAUFFMAN LLB
Has a passion for innovation, new technologies, business strategy, business models, Company Law, EU Law and Intellectual Property Law.
Focus areas include solutions design and business improvement applying lean principles, improving quality and cost effectiveness of overall customer service and operational excellence.
Doctoral research focus on the impact of the Industry 4.0 horizontal integration on current business models and on intellectual property strategies.
It is important, that we immediately remind ourselves that we are discussing IP in the broadest sense. Not just patents, but copyright, design rights and trade marks.
Rebecca Turner , See more here https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebecca-turner-639a35b/
is and award winning professional, being nominated for both Manufacturer Magazine Top 100 UK Manufacturers and one of the Top 100 Most Influential Women in the Automotive Industry as voted by Autocar (#greatbritishwomen).
Rebecca has expertise in Lean systems and culture, as well as being a qualified Production Engineer.
Rebecca has over 30 years experience in aerospace, automotive, digital and environmental industry sectors.
Rebecca has fantastic people skills has run many successful multi-disciplined teams to deliver quality and value, with a positive impact on the bottom line.
Gareth Purdy has recently joined the team , on assignment
more to come on Gareth