Dr David Bailey

Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Aerospace Alliance

David started his engineering apprenticeship with AIRBUS at the Broughton Site in 1986. He gained his first degree in Aeronautical Engineering in 1992 from Loughborough University and later worked in the Rolls Royce Technology Centre where he completed a Ph.D in Aerodynamics.

David joined ALSTOM in 1995 designing land based gas turbines and aero-engines. He became Head of Technology in 2000 and led ALSTOM’s European Research &Technology Programmes.

David joined the North West Aerospace Alliance in 2005 where he has led £20 Million of supply chain development programmes before being appointed as Chief Executive in 2014.