Bryan Windus-Smith

Capability and new Technology Lead, Philips AVENT

Bryan is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with 30 years of industrial experience ranging from Aerospace, paint spray guns, materials handling equipment and medical devices. In that time, Bryan has practiced in Design, Manufacturing & Automation, and Research & Development, seeing several high value projects through from concept to the market. Bryan is also named inventor on over 20 patents.

At Philips AVENT, Glemsford, Bryan leads the New Technology Team where he is responsible for developing the technologies and competencies to realise the 3 to 5 year product roadmap. This includes investigating new product decoration and finishing methods, manufacturing technologies including additive manufacture, and closer integration between component production, assembly, release testing and packaging. In support of this, Bryan has setup the Glemsford Technology Centre with a range of moulding machines that allows closer collaboration with Design and Manufacturing to quickly trial new ideas without impacting ongoing production.