Gavin has recently joined NPL Scotland as Product Manager for the Advanced Manufacturing sector. NPL is the UK's National Measurement Institute, and is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology available. NPL Scotland is a joint venture between NPL and the University of Strathclyde that heralds a step change in developing metrology capability in Scotland. NPL Scotland will be at the forefront of delivering consultancy, metrology services, in-company support, and a wide range of metrology training to industry.

Previously he was a Project Manager at the CENSIS Innovation Centre facilitating and driving collaborative R&D projects developing new products and capabilities around sensor and imaging technology. Gavin’s experience also includes development and manufacture of electro-optical defence products at Thales UK, high-reliability fibre-optic products at Agilent Technologies and high-volume electronics at IBM.