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Oliver Ferguson BEng CEng FIMechE MBA

"Success comes from hard work, innovation and a deep understanding of engineering fundamentals.  I am proud of my track record and long relationships with my clients."


Cambridge Technology Development  2001 - Present

Oliver started CTD in 2001 to offer a high quality technology development service for a fraction of the cost of the large consultancies.  He has many years of experience developing products and processes for clients.  Refer to CTD's portfolio for examples.


Warwick University 1998 - 2001

MBA.  Again inspired by what makes things tick Oliver's best subjects were marketing and psychology.  His dissertation was on company flotation.


The Technology Partnership  1995 - 2001

Consultant within the Product Engineering group, developing fundamental technologies and designing products.  Oliver led major projects for large companies and household names that you would recognise.


Rolls-Royce Aerospace  1989 - 1995

Development engineer within the civil aerospace business at Derby's Moor Lane.  Oliver was part of the development team for the recently released Trent engine, now fitted to the latest wide bodied jets.  He was seconded by Rolls-Royce and Associates during 1993 to develop a primary circuit repair for nuclear submarines.


UMIST Manchester 1986 - 1989

Mechanical Engineering 2:1 Hons.  This was the fulfilment of a childhood obsession with what makes things tick.  Oliver's best subjects were within mathematics and his final year project was a materials science investigation that was published as a paper.