'07-12 Senior Systems Engineer at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.
Lead technical engineer for Sapphire (Space Surveillance) from Kick-Off to delivery. Accountable for systems design through all phases including AIT. I wrote and performed spacecraft level test procedures and was responsible for the verification of platform requirements.
Commissioning engineer for NigeriaSat-X (Earth Observation & Training).
Liaison engineer for US mission prospects between SSTL-UK and SST-US in Denver.
Various bids covering mission concepts, spacecraft design and interface specifications.
Other roles included reviewing subsystem design and test documents, requirement specifications and compliance matrices. I have experience with work package management, customer interfacing and operations.
Paper: Low Cost, Agile Spacecraft for Resident Space Object Tracking (IAC 2011, Cape Town).
Outreach: Promotional videos for Bebo and The University of London. I was a case study to encourage A-Level students to study science and technology at University. I have given various presentations on my job, experience and where a degree in science can lead to.
2012 Marketing Manager at Holmbush Events Ltd.
Generating leads, establishing new business partnerships and maintaining regular customers.
Helping create a multi-event centre which includes blindfold 4x4 driving, Archery, Spa Sessions, activities for clubs and days out for people with special needs.
Developing and delivering new promotions to all customer segments.
Improving customer service and internal process efficiency, tracking advertising spend and customer throughput, event management, reducing running costs.
'99-06 Part-time & Summer Work Experience
Territorial Army Infantry (3PWRR), Cellar Manager for the Workers Beer Company, Paintball Marshal, McDonald’s and Lifeguarding.
High School work experience with three Army regiments and a Minerals Engineering company in Toronto.
IT & Language Skills
Competent in: Microsoft Office, Satellite Tool Kit, Adobe Fireworks Working knowledge: MatLab, CATIA
Spanish: Conversational (lived in South America for 4 years).
Education & Qualifications
2013 Marketing in Practice Open University
Short course in marketing theory: customer segmentation, product quality and applying market research to improve B2B and B2C service.
Assignment: Marketing Audit focused on improving customer value at my current workplace resulting in a coherent marketing strategy.
'06-07 MSc Astronautics and Space Engineering Cranfield University
Core Modules: Systems Engineering, Propulsion, Control Theory, Astrodynamics, FEA.
Group Project: Precursor Rendezvous for Impact Mitigation of Asteroids (PRIMA)
The team of 8 designed a Phase-A mission concept to rendezvous with an asteroid, investigate its physical properties and alter its orbit.
Responsibilities included trade-off analysis of mitigation strategies, operations and systems engineering.
Conclusion: defining the internal structure is required before explosively altering an orbit. Electric propulsion is the preferred method to demonstrate the concept for cost-effectiveness and safety. Spacecraft mass: 675 kg (20% margin).
Thesis: Refinement of MUSTANG-0 Nanosatellite Design
• A breadboard power system for a nano-sat was constructed with four power buses: 11.25 V (unregulated) and 7.5 V, 5.0 V and 3.3 V (regulated). Power efficiencies were between 36.5% and 78.6%.
Paper: Electrical Power System for the MUSTANG-0 Nanosatellite (2007, Cranfield).
'03-06 BSc Physics 1st Class Honours Royal Holloway University of London
Trent University, Ontario, Canada (integral 2nd year)
Core Modules: Quantum Mechanics, Teaching Physics, Energy, Mechanics, Nuclear & Particle Physics, Thermodynamics, Electromagnetism.
Major Project (UK): Improving the Efficiency of a Solar Water Heater
• Investigating and testing heat losses from a home-built solar water heating system. Overall efficiency was improved from 16% to 46%. Future work on optimising motor control and valves was proposed.
Individual Project (Canada): The Construction of a Wavemeter for Frequency Calibration
• A flip-flop control circuit was prototyped and a support frame was constructed for a linear actuator which lead to a patented laser calibration tool.
Achievements & Interests
At university I was the Health & Safety rep, Class rep, Student/Staff Committee Chairman, Study Abroad Ambassador and was awarded a bursary for my BSc. Associate member of the Institute of Physics since 2003.
I have lived in Australia, Papua New Guinea, the U.S.A., Peru, Chile, and Canada and am always keen to travel. I play a range of guitar styles from Flamenco to Heavy Metal and enjoy cooking and tutoring maths. I regularly keep fit with mountain biking, Krav Maga and CrossFit. I have coached and played American Football and am a triathlon marshal.
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