Chief Executive Officer, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
Chris was appointed in October 2022 as Chief Executive Officer.
Director, Lightweight Manufacturing Centre
Iain joined in August 2019 as Director of the Lightweight Manufacturing Centre (LMC), designed to support industry access funding, skilled engineering staff, facilities and translational research.
Interim Head of Operations, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
NMIS welcomed Stuart Laidlaw as Interim Head of Operations in 2022.
Chief Commercial Officer, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
Lynne is a Chartered Engineer who joined the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) as part of its launch team in 2009 and develops the centre’s commercial activities.
Skills Director, Manufacturing Skills Academy
Stewart McKinlay MEng combines industrial experience through start-up SMEs and international manufacturers with significant expertise in the education, training, and skills arena.
Director of Data-Driven Manufacturing, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland
Andrew is Director of Data-Driven Manufacturing at NMIS Digital Factory.
Research Director, Advanced Forming Research Centre
Senior Executive - Manufacturing, University of Strathclyde
Professor Keith Ridgway CBE FREng is the Senior Executive - Manufacturing at the University of Strathclyde.