Simon Taylor Chief Engineer, Hybrid & Electric Aircraft GKN

Simon has over 24 years of broad experience in Aerospace.  He is the Chief Engineer of Hybrid & Electric Aircraft within GKN Aerospace and is technically responsible for the Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric strategy within the CTO & Strategy Team where he is leading a number of hydrogen power, propulsion and storage projects.  Simon was formerly a chief engineer for Fokker in the Netherlands from 2008 to 2018 where he has worked on many aircraft projects responsible for electrical and electronic systems, and has also established the electrical systems R&T team and portfolio.  Formerly Simon worked at Airbus and was originally an Aircraft Concept Designer at BAE SYSTEMS.  He is a chartered engineer and fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.