Rolls-Royce plc, Derby, UK, 2008 – 2011


Programme manager ; Global Methods Council Systems and Tools lead ; Team Leader (local and global) ; Global Subject Matter Expert, performance engineering software and systems.

Skills demonstrated

Team management ; Project and programme management ; Chairmanship ; Budgeting and financial management ; Offshore subcontract management ; IT systems architecture design and documentation ; IT processes ; Process automation ; Legacy systems decommissioning.

Tools and technologies

Microsoft Excel ; Microsoft Project ; FORTRAN ; Java.

Data sources

Engine production pass-off data.


Programme manager

I programme managed the funding, development and delivery of a new Key System for the gas turbine performance modelling and data storage.

Global Methods Council

Systems and Tools lead on the Performance Global Methods Council, reporting to the Performance Global Capability Manager. Responsible for the provision of software and systems to the global team of around 500 performance engineers.

Team Leader

Led teams of engineers and software developers globally.

Line management responsibility for the Derby team and technical leadership responsibility across our software development teams in Derby, Bristol, Berlin, Indianapolis and Bangalore.

Subject Matter Expert

Global Subject Matter Expert for performance engineering software and systems.

Responsible for ensuring common standards and sharing of best practice globally.