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.
Insight pieces by Brian
Drive innovation through purpose.
Innovation is not just having ideas. It is about finding solutions to real challenges. As we look around us, we don’t have to look too far to see the challenges we face. The world is changing at the fastest pace it ever has in history – and, almost certainly, at the slowest pace it ever will again. While the UK...
Insights | Smart technology
Bump: Get Business Working Again
We know that social distancing is one the most important ways to slow down the spread of COVID-19, but it’s really hard to do well, especially at work where it’s absolutely vital. Today we’re announcing that some of the world’s biggest distributors, manufacturers and logistics companies are trialling ‘Bump’ – a new, cutting-edge technology system from Tharsus specifically designed to...
Insights | Prototype
Making a commercially successful product
Robotics is a new and immature sector so creating commercially successful products is a challenge. There isn’t a book on ‘how to do it’ – and we’re all still learning. So this talk is about the mutual sharing of battle scars. We don’t have all of the answers on how to create commercially successful products without risks, or even the...
The people who bring our robotics and automated machines to life