Nigel Rust - BSc(Eng) : Manufacturing SpecialistNigel is a mechanical engineer with 26 years experience in the plastics, packaging and machinery industries in a variety of roles including production, sales & marketing and management.After graduating from Imperial College of Science and Technology, he completed his training with the Metal Box Company and was appointed Production Engineer at their Mansfield factory.
This was followed by various positions within large manufacturing companies before running his
own manufacturing business in the plastics machinery sector.More recently Nigel has been working at Business Link for London as the Sector Development Specialist for Engineering offering sales and marketing and product innovation support to London's small manufacturers.
Kourosh Saminipour - BEng(Hons) MBA IIE: Manufacturing SpecialistKourosh is an experienced Manufacturing Technology Engineer with a professional background in Operations Management.He
has worked in various industries ranging from pharmaceutical, aerospace, automotive, CNC / VMC precision and commercial engineering.He
is passionate about Operations Management to improve the overall performance and effectiveness of organisations from MRP?In full through to managing operations and performance measure.He
has a successful track record in lean manufacturing implementation, quality /environmental management systems, operations management and business strategy development.