John Forshaw
Midlands, London & South East
John Forshaw

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS & AWARDS COMPANY EXPERIENCE
USA; China; Europe

Chartered Engineer; Fellow of Institution of Engineering & Technology; Fellow of Chartered Institute of Management; Member of Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs

Motorola; Marconi; Irisys; Danaher/Fluke; Airdri
 
SPECIALIST SKILLS Product Realisation; New Product Introduction; Electonics Technology; Project Management; IP

PROFILE

John Forshaw
NXD Non-Exec

John Forshaw is an Electronics and Technology specialist, working with clients to enable them to achieve the performance and commercial objectives of their business and products.

A degree qualified chartered engineering professional with broad experience from design and manufacturing perspectives where he has worked as a technical consultant and manager.  He has a background of R&D management, new product development, manufacturing, quality and project management.

John has worked for a range of companies from global organizations to SME’s in the commercial and military sectors, most recently as Director of R&D for a UK SME where he was heavily involved in setting up manufacturing in China.

He spent over 10 years working with an emerging company developing and applying novel InfraRed technology to commercial applications. During this time he held a number of senior management positions and supported the successful sale of the company to a multi-national US corporation.

Previously he worked for Motorola, interfacing between international development and manufacturing teams, with responsibility for new product introduction into manufacturing.

He is driven by seeing companies succeed in the realisation of products in efficient and cost effective ways, culminating in their acceptance by the final customer.

John is based in the Cotswolds with easy communications to London, Oxford, Bristol and the Midlands.

SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Business Development
  • IT & Technical
  • Operations and Production
  • Sales & Marketing
SECTORS:

  • Aerospace, Defence & Security
  • Automotive
  • Healthcare, Medical & Pharmaceutical
  • Industrial, Chemical & Engineering
  • IT, Telecomms & Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail & Consumer Goods
  • Utilities & Energy
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