Dr Andy Levers
Andy plays a key role in the VEC’s Senior Management team, providing technical expertise and leadership in developing the VEC’s industrial and research activities. Andy also brings this support and expertise around Industry 4.0 and sets the strategic technical priorities for the Centre.
Previously the Technical Director at Survitec Group, a designer of personal survival equipment for the military aviation centre, Andy brings in-depth knowledge and understanding of design and manufacturing engineering functions. Andy has also served as the R&D Integration Manager at Airbus Operations, holding a variety of senior technical and strategic positions and has led several cutting edge technology development projects.
Andy is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and recipient of the Gold Medal of the IOM3 in 2004 for the development and industrialisation of the Age Creep Forming process for the Airbus A380.