MaDE Advisors

MaDE Advisors are individuals who provide generous non-executive support and advice to the MaDE Partners. They have academic and commercial backgrounds in materials, engineering, design and making. They are:

  • Phil Brownsord, Ginger Fox Consulting
  • James Burchill, Brunel University & Material Intuition
  • Professor Clare Johnston, Royal College of Art
  • Professor Geoff Kirk, University of Nottingham
  • Ben Watson, 3M

Their profiles are shown below.


Phil Brownsord

Director, Ginger Fox Consulting

Phil studied mechanical engineering at the University of Nottingham before going on to deliver a variety of engineering projects, from production lines through to sports cars. As he constantly looked for better ways to do things he first saw the power of knowledge sharing between diverse specialisms...