Brian Soden
Brian SodenChairman
Brian has over 45 years’ experience working in specialist battery technology and in electronic systems engineering and hardware design. Having previously worked as a Divisional Director for a major international battery manufacturing company, Brian set up Lincad in 1986, with the aim of delivering better products and services to the UK MOD. Brian has developed the business over the last 30 years, ensuring profitable growth. He has recently taken on the role of Chairman of the company.
Janet Rowe
Janet RoweJoint Managing Director
Janet has a BA (Hons) in Business Studies and a Diploma in Direct Marketing. With previous experience as an Account Manager for a marketing agency and as a Project Manager for an investment management company, she has been working at Lincad for 12 years and in June 2016 became the Joint Managing Director with Peter Slade.
Peter SladeJoint Managing Director
Peter has a BA (Hons) in Chemistry and an MSc in Sustainable Energy Futures. With previous experience working as a Programme Adviser in the public sector for a non-departmental government body, Peter has been working at Lincad since 2013 and became Joint Managing Director in June 2016.
Peter Copplestone
Peter CopplestoneDirector Of Operations
Peter has worked at Lincad for over 20 years, having previously worked as an Engineer and then General Manager at a computer repair company. With City and Guilds in Electronics Engineering and Communication Studies, Peter has a wealth of experience in Lincad’s products and services, and customer and supplier relationship management. He became the Director of Operations in June 2016.
Phil Hall
Phil HallEngineering Manager
Phil has a joint BSc (Hons) in Electrical Engineering with Physics, and over 30 years’ experience in electronic systems development, working in research, and developing traffic control systems, as well as systems for various military, marine and aeronautic projects. Phil has been working at Lincad since 2013 and has expertise in all aspects of electronic systems engineering and hardware design, and engineering project management.
Mike Hendey
Mike HendeySenior Systems Engineer
Mike has an HND in Electronic Engineering and has been working at Lincad for over 12 years. Prior to working at Lincad, Mike worked in the design and repair of industrial process control instrumentation. Mike has particular expertise in battery mechanical layout design, and customer and supplier relationship management.
Andy Sievewright
Andy SievewrightProduction Manager
Andy has worked at Lincad for over 10 years, having previously worked in sales for the recruitment and banking sectors. Andy oversees day-to-day operations on the shop floor, and has particular expertise in customer support and training.
Gavin Durham
Gavin DurhamQuality & Research Manager
Gavin has a BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemistry and has been Lincad’s Quality Manager since 1997, responsible for all aspects of quality assurance and the testing of new cell technologies. Gavin has a total of over 35 years’ experience in the battery industry, having previously worked in a similar role for a major battery manufacturing company.
Nick Dean
Nick DeanSenior Software Engineer
Nick has a BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering and has been working at Lincad for over 20 years. He has particular expertise in software and embedded systems engineering across multiple programming languages.
Rob White
Rob WhiteSenior Hardware Engineer
Rob has an MEng in Electronic Engineering and has been working at Lincad since 2007. He has particular expertise in electronic systems engineering and hardware design.
Kerry Cook
Kerry CookPurchasing And Stores Manager
Kerry has been with Lincad for over 20 years. As purchasing and stores manager, she is responsible for all buying and stock control.
Sarah SaywoodFinance Director
Sarah joined Lincad in 1990 and was made Finance Director in 1995, responsible for all aspects of finance and working alongside Brian to provide strategic direction for the company. Sarah originally trained in accountancy at Marconi, completing in a company that is now part of IBM.