Simon Strothers, MSc, joined as a Director of 3P innovation in 2013 and is responsible for Business Development and Marketing. His background is in mechanical engineering. He qualified with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manchester (UK) and has a Masters Degree in Business Management from Warwick University (UK).
Mr Strothers’ career started with Lucas Aerospace, where he worked as Design Engineer, Systems Engineer and Programme Manager, responsible for flight control and engine actuation systems for aircraft. He then worked as a management consultant for four years, driving business improvement projects across a wide variety of industries including paper making, railways and aerospace.
For the past 18 years he has worked in the field of custom automation and engineering consultancy for the life sciences and FMCG sectors, initially as senior project manager and since 2006 as business development director.