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Matthew Towlson

Principal Research Technician


Matt joined ORI at the beginning of 2016 as an Engineering Technician. He has a background predominantly from the automotive industry at Master Technician level. After many years of mainstream automotive engineering with Saab as a Technical Coordinator, he then moved on to a more specialised role in automotive R&D and vehicle development and also worked as an emissions tester for BMW (Mini).

Over the years with ORI Matt has progressed his career and is now  ‘Principle Research Technician’ which gives him greater scope for design in the hardware team, and is also responsible for for the overall safety of the Lab.
He is currently enrolled in a  BEng (Hons) Engineering Design Course.