Executive Team

Dick Elsy – CEO

Dick has overall operational responsibility for the HVM Catapult. He chairs the Management Board, where strategy and operational performance are set and reviewed. As the external face of the HVM Catapult he is the main interface with major public funding stakeholders such as Innovate UK, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and HM Treasury.

Tel: +44 (0)1564 711 540

Ian Collier – Director of Operations

Ian oversees the HVM Catapult’s operations, co-ordinates our SME engagement programme, oversees the National College for Advanced Manufacturing project activity and engages with senior stakeholders in industry and government.

Tel: +44 (0)1564 711 533
Mobile: +44 (0)7905 200 414

Professor Sam Turner – Chief Technology Officer

Sam leads the development of the HVM Catapult Technical Strategy and sets the agenda for the HVM Catapult CTO community.

Mobile: +44 (0)7768 556 311

Kulwant Singh – Finance Director

Kulwant manages the HVM Catapult’s finances and performance data.

Tel: +44 (0)1564 711 535
Mobile: +44 (0)7973 506 251

Rosa Wilkinson- Communications Director

Rosa is responsible for our engagement strategy with key stakeholders across the HVM Catapult’s network. She also heads-up our press and communications activity and is our executive lead for public policy.

Tel: +44 (0)1564 711 528
Mobile: +44 (0)7826 890 746

Professor Mike Hinton – Consultant – Research and Technology Partnerships

Mike provides the focal point for the HVM Catapult in its strategic engagements with prospective and established R&T partnering organisations.

Mobile: +44 (0)7876 447 389   mike.hinton@hvm.catapult.org.uk

Tamarin Adshead – General Manager

Tamarin manages the HVM Catapult Executive office.

Tel: +44 (0)1564 711 530
Mobile: +44 (0)7919 565 262

Megan Phipps –  Technology Portfolio Manager

Megan is the Technology Portfolio Manager, overseeing the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Technology Officer project portfolio and facilitating national strategy groups on behalf of the HVM Catapult.

Tel: +44 (0)1564 711 536
Mobile: +44 (0)7810 631 475

Sophie_Exec TeamSophie Szczygielski – Marketing Assistant

Sophie supports the HVM Catapult’s marketing and communications function, including events, marketing materials, as well as enhancing activity in digital communications.

Tel: +44 (0)1564 711 531
Mobile: +44 (0)7827 844 898

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