The Industrial Team
Jonathan has 25 years of experience in commercialising technology in the international automotive, industrial and cleantech sectors, having held senior commercial and operational leadership positions in Federal-Mogul, Textron, and most recently, Ceres Power.
He is a Chartered Engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Materials Science & Technology from the University of Birmingham and a masters in Design, Manufacturing & Management from the University of Cambridge.
Chief Engineer Applications
Previously led the Metallic Materials and Process Group at Lotus Engineering
John has built a strong, global reputation for his expertise on materials and process specification, design for manufacture, light-weighting and applied R&D.
John has been instrumental in the delivery of projects from niche Supercars for AML to steel bodied vehicles for China.
Chartered Engineer, Materials Graduate and Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
Chief Technical Officer
Alistair is a co-inventor of the HFQ® technology and joined ITL in 2013
He has worked in automotive, defence and nuclear power industries
Developed HFQ® production process from lab based technology
Project managed work packs valued at £4m
Chartered Engineer with a PhD from the University of Birmingham
Chief Computations Officer
Damian has a background in stress analysis and characterisation of complex materials
Prior to joining ITL he worked within defence
Damian has been lead analyst for £10m+ defence projects
Damian holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Silesian University of Technology and a PhD from Brunel University.
Senior Programmes Manager
Simon joined Impression Technologies in 2017 and is responsible for the delivery of all production programmes. He joined us from Jaguar Land Rover where he held a number of senior roles within Chassis Engineering.
With over 30 years international automotive experience working for both OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, he has gained a wealth of experience in pressed metal assemblies in aluminium and steel.
Simon has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bath and is Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Business Development Manager – Americas
Tim has 41 year’s experience in engineering, product development, and commercializing new technology. The focus of this experience has been in the automotive, commercial, industrial, aerospace and electronics industries.
He has held senior management roles in Textron, Spiral Connections, and Apex Tool Group as well as having significant experience with Gm, Ford, Chrysler, The Boeing Company, Airbus, and major Electronics companies. Tim also has a Masters Degree in Business from Central Michigan University.
The Academic Team
Prof Jianguo Lin
Head of Mechanics of Materials – Imperial College
Jianguo has been the driving force behind the development of the HFQ® process and has developed significant know-how in the processing of hot and warm formed aluminium and steel. He currently heads the Mechanics of Materials division at Imperial, and previously was at Birmingham University. He is also visiting Professor at University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB).
To find out more about the HFQ® Technology and how the team can help you with your project please contact us.