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Simon Weeks MA, DPhil, CEng, FRAeS

Visiting Professor

COLLEGE: Research Associate, St. Catherine's College


Professor Simon Weeks provides NED and technology consultancy services from his own business. He is a member of the Innovate UK Council and the DfT College of Experts. He is a Non-Executive Director of the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership. Previously, he was the Chief Technology Officer for the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), accountable for technical direction of the UK’s national aerospace technology strategy and £5Bn+ programme. Before that, Simon held senior engineering & technology roles with Rolls-Royce, including Global Head of Aerospace Research & Technology, Director of Engineering Operations for Aero Engine Controls and Technical Director for Eurojet, where he led the development of the EJ200 engine for the Eurofighter Typhoon.

Simon is a Visiting Professor in Engineering Science at Oxford University and In Sustainability Technology at Loughborough University. He is a chartered engineer and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

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Research Interests

  • Sustainable energy
  • Sustainable Aerospace