Meet our leadership team

Iain Bomphray - NMIS Senior Team Member

Iain Bomphray

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.

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Chris Dungey - NMIS Senior Team Member

Chris Dungey

Research Director, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

As Research Director of NMIS, Professor Chris Dungey blends academic achievement with strategic and operational experience across world leading industrial and academic technology organisations.

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Sarah Jardine - NMIS Senior Team Member

Sarah Jardine

Chief Operating Officer, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

NMIS welcomed Sarah Jardine as Chief Operating Officer in 2020 from leading medical technology company, Optos.

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Helen Lightbody - NMIS Senior Team Member

Helen Lightbody

Chief Operating Officer, Advanced Forming Research Centre

As Chief Operating Officer of the AFRC, Helen brings experience in operations management as well as project and programme management helping to lead the research centre as it supports industry.

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Lynn Ohare - NMIS Senior Team Member

Lynne O'Hare

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.

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John Reid - NMIS Senior Team Member CEO

John Reid

Chief Executive Officer, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Appointed in August 2020 as Chief Executive Officer, John is tasked with leading the growth and development of the NMIS Group located in the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland.

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Keith Ridgway - NMIS Senior Team Member

Keith Ridgway

Executive Chair, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Keith Ridgway is the Executive Chair of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland. He first joined the Advanced Forming Research Centre, part of the University of Strathclyde in 2016.

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