Transense leadership team
Nigel joined the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director in July 2015 and became Non-Executive Chairman in February 2020. He took the lead in licensing the iTrack system to Bridgestone Corporation, together with the sale of the associated operating business and assets.
On completion in June 2020, Nigel was appointed as Executive Chairman of Transense and joined the board as a Non-Executive Director of ATMS Technology Limited, the Bridgestone subsidiary responsible for the global deployment of iTrack.
He has more than twenty years’ experience in leading AIM-listed engineering companies, including as Group CEO of both Stadium Group plc (now part of TT Electronics plc) and 600 Group plc. He is also currently Chairman at Solid State PLC and Chairman at Surgical Innovations Group Plc. His early career was as a Chartered Accountant with PwC in the U.K., Latin America and the Middle East.
* Member of Audit & Risk committee
Chief Financial Officer
Melvyn was appointed Executive Director in June 2012 and is the Chief Finance Officer and Company Secretary.
Melvyn is a chartered accountant and during his career of 22 years as a senior partner of mid-sized accountancy firm Arram Berlyn Gardner he specialised in business advice, audit and taxation and was involved in the successful sale of the firm’s financial services arm.
Since exiting Arram Berlyn and Gardner Melvyn has been active as company finance director and Non-Executive director of successful SME’s.
Business Development Director
Ryan joined the board as Business Development Director in December 2021. Ryan is an award-winning engineer and business leader with more than 20 years' experience in the high-performance, heavy-duty and off-highway automotive markets.
Prominent in the development of power electronics, electric motors and drives (PEMD) for these demanding applications, he has successfully founded, scaled and sold three businesses in the electric vehicle space.
He is also CEO of eTech49 Limited, an advisory business specialising in disruptive hardware technology in PEMD. In addition, he is Chairman of EV North, an industry group representing the booming electric vehicle industry in the north of England, a Board member of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership and an advisor to a number of corporations.
Rodney was appointed a Non-Executive Director in 2007. Rodney qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1967 spending time with PwC and Grant Thornton, the latter including a term as managing partner of the London office.
His experience in Industry commenced in 1992 at Ricardo Group plc, a major automotive consulting engineering group with sales circa £200 million a year. He was initially finance director for 4 years and subsequently CEO for 9 years. After leaving Ricardo in 2005 he had a number of appointments including Chairman of Chairman of Carter and Carter Group plc and Chairman of Clean Air Power. Rodney was a member of council at Brunel University.
** Chair of both Audit & Risk committee and Remuneration committee
Stephen was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in May 2023. Stephen is an experienced automotive and aerospace industry professional and company director, with particular expertise in electric motors and drives.
He has previously held senior executive positions at FEV Group, Ricardo plc, Perkins Engines and was a Vice President of A.T. Kearney the global management consulting firm. More recently he is currently Chairman of Evolito an aerospace e-propulsion business and a Non Executive Director of YASA a Mercedes Benz company. He is currently a Pro-Chancellor of Coventry University and was previously Chair of the Board of Governors.
Operations and Technical Director
Andy joined Transense in 2022 as Technical Director bringing over 30 years experience of RF & Microwave Engineering design and management from the Space, Defence, Security and Telecommunications industries.
He is experienced in leading R&D and developing new technologies and processes, a manager with proven ability to lead cross functional engineering teams, maximise productivity and increase company profitability.
Andy holds Engineering degrees from Leeds University and UCL and a Technology MBA from the OU.
Commercial Director (Translogik)
After various successful sales and managerial roles, Rob joined Transense in 2010 as a sales assistant, learning the Translogik technology and broadening its client base.
Rob has managed the successful growth of the original TLG1 product and now is leading the growth of the new TLGX range.
Business Development and Marketing Manager
Jordan joined Transense in 2022 to manage the development of new business opportunities using SAW technology.
He has more than 10 years of experience working in the automotive, electric motor and drives and semiconductor technology industries.
As well as his native language, he is also fluent in Japanese and Spanish.
Chief Scientific Consultant
Victor is now the Chief Scientific Consultant having been Transense Technologies Chief Scientist between 2001 and 2022. He is a renowned expert in Surface Acoustic Wave technology.
In 1996 Victor was a Senior Lecturer in RF Circuit Design and Communications at Oxford Brookes University. Prior to Oxford Brookes, he worked as an Associate Professor at Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University) and was a visiting scientist at Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) and Oxford University.
He received his PhD degree in RF Engineering and SAW design in 1983 and is an author of more than 110 research publications, 24 patents and 4 patent applications. During his career, which started in 1978, he has led several R&D projects for various industries in the field of SAW RF signal processing and SAW physical sensors.