Panel Speakers Digital Manufacturing

Digital Manufacturing Panel Speakers

Speaker      Area of Expertise 





Hugh Boyes, Director at Bodvoc Ltd

Hugh is a Chartered Engineer and holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional credential issued by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium. He works as Principal Engineer at the University of Warwick and undertakes cyber security consultancy assignments.




Dr John Erkoyuncu, Senior Lecturer at Cranfield University

John is Senior Lecturer in Digital Service Engineering at Cranfield University. He is Deputy-Director of the Through-life Engineering Services Centre. His research focuses on how modelling, simulation and visualisation can enhance decision making capability in through-life engineering. He is a member of Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Chair of the CIRP Research Affiliates.



Dr Steven Barr, Managing Director at Hennik Edge

Stefen is a chartered engineer and expert in manufacturing business strategy and performance. He is part of an advisory team focusing on helping manufacturers to collaborate for growth with digital technology companies and other specialist solution providers. Steven is a member of several industry panels promoting the adoption of digital technologies and new business models in manufacturing.



Jonathon Porter, International AM Business Development Manager at Renishaw

Jon has worked in most aspects of the additive manufacturing industry during the last 20 years. He works for the additive manufacturing division of Renishaw and promotes strategic growth through the adoption and use of their global Solution Centre network which offer potential customers the opportunity to ‘test drive’ the latest additive manufacturing technology. 



Ben Sheridan, Market Development Manager at BSI

Ben has a PhD in Solid State Physics and BSc in Physics and spent numerous years supporting the successful emergence of new technologies. He spent time at the National Physical Laboratory, creating strategies and managing programmes of work in new, innovative areas.