Brian Palmer


A mechanical engineer and entrepreneur, Brian founded Tharsus after roles in the automotive industry, including Nissan in his native North-East.

He was elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2018.

As Founder, Brian is the custodian of our business and the parameters by which we operate. He is also Tharsus’ entrepreneur in chief, searching the world for the opportunities for partnerships and collaborations by which we’ll engineer progress and solve some of the toughest challenges faced by society.

Our people

The people who bring our robotics and automated machines to life

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