Mark Westwood

Chief Technology Officer

Mark was educated at the University of Bath, graduating with a BEng and MSc in Mechanical Engineering. During the early part of his career he was engaged in a wide variety of autonomous vehicle related research and development projects while working for QinetiQ. Areas of research included vehicle guidance and control, navigation technologies, remote sensing and telematics.

In 2010 he was appointed as Head of Systems Engineering for Air Division within QinetiQ, responsible for a team of Systems Engineers working across a wide range of technology projects. He has recent experience in a business management role, running a research and development focussed business unit within the aerospace sector.

Mark joined the Transport Systems Catapult to lead projects developing automated and autonomous vehicle technologies before moving onto the position of CTO. He now holds the role of Chief Technology Officer at the Connected Places Catapult.