Simon Weeks Chief Technology Officer Aerospace Technology Institute

Simon Weeks
Dr Simon Weeks was appointed as Chief Technology Officer of the UK’s Aerospace Technology Institute in September 2014 and leads technical aspects of the ATI. Simon also chairs the NATEP National Steering Board and is a member of the Warwick Manufacturing Group Board.

Prior to joining the institute, Simon spent most of his professional career in Rolls-Royce, most recently as Head of Aerospace Research & Technology leading the global research and technology programme for future jet engines for Rolls-Royce. Before this, Simon held a number of other senior technical leadership roles in Rolls-Royce including Director of Engineering Operations for Aero Engine Controls (a RR-Goodrich Joint venture company) and Technical Director for Eurojet (leading the development of the EJ200 engine for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft).

Simon is a chartered engineer and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He gained a MA in chemistry and a DPhil in the electro-chemistry of fuel cells at Oxford University.