Nick Gaines is Managing Director of Ultra Electronics Energy, which manufactures sensors and electronics for aerospace, nuclear and other safety critical industries. Ultra has factories in Ferndown, Weymouth, Portchester in Hampshire and Austin in Texas.
Prior to joining Ultra in 2012, Nick held a variety of senior roles in major automotive, airport and energy businesses. Nick is currently a non-executive director of particle accelerator manufacturer Phoenix and a board member of the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing and Research Centre at Rotherham (part of Innovate UK’s catapult programme).
Nick holds a degree in nuclear engineering from London University, a masters in nuclear physics from the University of Birmingham, and has a special interest in innovate-on and design.