GOVERNANCE

The SW RDSC has a Steering Group to provide leadership to the cluster and guide its strategy and work plan. Acting on behalf of the wider cluster, they are ambassadors promoting its activity and value proposition. The group is supported by a Programme Manager and Coordinator, responsible for executing and delivering the cluster’s schedule of activity.

SW RDSC Steering Group

Neil Skelland

Neil Skelland

SW RDSC Chair

Atlas Elektronik UK Ltd
Director Business Development

Simon Barker

Industry Member

Leonardo Helicopters, UK
Vice-President Government Affairs

James Baker

James Baker

Industry Member

BAE Systems
Director, UK Government Relations

Sara de Neut

Sara de Neut

Industry Member

Xenint Limited
Managing Director

Michelle Spillar

Michelle Spillar

Academia Member

University of Exeter
Head of Corporate Partnerships

Nick Jenner

Nick Jenner

Industry Member

BMT Global
Business Development Manager

Leyton Lark

Leyton Lark

Strategic Member

Team Defence Info
Task Force Consultant

Mike Madden

Mike Madden

Strategic Member

Defence & Security Accelerator
Innovation Partner (SW)

Finn Morgan

Strategic Member

Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership
Business Engagement and Dorser Gateway Manager

David Tytherleigh

Industry Member

Babcock International Group
Supply Chain Director 

Brett Phaneuf

Brett Phaneuf

Industry Member

MSubs Ltd
Managing Director

Jamie Pindard

Jamie Pindard

Industry Member

Artemis Optical
Sales Director

Sheldon Ryan

Sheldon Ryan

Strategic Member

Maritime UK SW
Maritime UK SW Coordinator

Dr Paul Gosling

Dr Paul Gosling

Industry Member

Thales UK Ltd
Vice-President Engineering 

Gail Eastaugh

Industry Member

Cornwall Development Company
Programme Director at AeroSpace Cornwall

Programme Management

Charlie Heard

Charlie Heard

SW RDSC Programme Manager

Babcock International, UK

Victoria Glennon

Victoria Glennon

SW RDSC Programme Coordinator

Plymouth City Council