Ian began his career as a Graduate Apprentice with Rolls-Royce and was soon working as a Senior Power Plant Engineer for British Airways Engine Overhaul Ltd. Here, he had responsibility for the technical control of the Rolls-Royce RB211 engine type during repair or overhaul. After being promoted to Senior Aircraft Power Plant Engineer, he gained further experience in the aero-engine repair and overhaul industry and worked in technical control, cost reduction, production planning and customer support operations.
Ian went on to work for GE Aircraft Engine Services Ltd as Customer Programs Manager, then Cost Reduction Leader and most latterly, in his role as Senior Power Plant Engineer, he held responsibility for the repair and overhaul of one of the world’s largest fleets of CFM-56 engines which belonged to a major low cost airline.
Ian’s specialisms include: aero-engine repair and overhaul as well as all aspects relating to technical control, cost reduction, production planning and customer support.