Tuesday 5 March 2019 | Jaguar Land Rover | Castle Bromwich, Birmingham


Chris Beck, editor, Manufacturing Management

As part of the team that has introduced the new-look Manufacturing Management, Chris is keen to position the magazine as a leading voice for UK manufacturing, championing the best industry has to offer. He brings several years of experience in a number of sectors, including manufacturing, security and housing.

Frazer Mackay, Operations Director, Crowcon Detection Instruments

Over 20 years experience in Manufacturing and Operational Management. Specialised in Business Improvement and supporting companies achieve Operational Excellence through Lean engagement. The Manufacturer Top100 winner and winner of UK Best Factory Award in 2015 and UK Team of the Year Manufacturing Champions 2018.

Matt Cook, Lead Host, Jaguar Land Rover

Matt Cook is Jaguars lead host and has been with the company for over 4 years, he specialises in manufacturing techniques of all Jaguar current models as well as an extensive knowledge of Jaguar dating back to 1921. He also holds talks and training on Lean manufacturing as well as Electric Vehicles.

Jonathan Wilkins, Marketing Director , EU Automation

Jonathan Wilkins is the marketing director of industrial automation components supplier, EU Automation. A professional brand advocate and commercial marketing strategist, Jon focuses on delivering growth via a multi-channel approach that has a significant positive impact on business. He has been part of the EU Automation team since its humble beginning ten years ago and has over a decade of experience in marketing.

Arthur Stone, Chief Executive Officer, OEEsystems International

Arthur Stone is Chief Executive Officer, OEEsystems International, delivering Smart Factory OEE Software and expertise to the world’s most progressive manufacturing companies. We help them to improve competitiveness, increase output, reduce costs and deliver business performance excellence. Arthur enjoys sharing his decades of experience and knowledge on the topic of OEE and Manufacturing Performance Improvement. More recently he is helping the manufacturing community to understand how OEE Software supports their SMART Factory/ Industry 4.0 and IoT strategies. Arthur holds a Degree in Engineering from University College Cork.