Head of Business Development - Submarines
Ian Parker, Senior Principal Engineer & Head of Business Development - Submarines
Ian joined BMT following a successful career as a Nuclear Submariner in the Royal Navy which spanned over 30 years, developing expertise through involvement in numerous platform projects and in Nuclear Safety.
At BMT he is responsible for developing business opportunities within international submarine markets as well as for the technical delivery of propulsion and platform consultancy work in support of the UK in-service and future submarine programmes.
Ian has worked on some key submarine projects, including the transition of the Astute Submarine into operational service, the life extension of the Vanguard Submarine, provision of technical assurance to the Future Royal Navy Submarines project for ship and platform systems and supporting overseas customers with conventional submarine designs and technical assurance. He represents the submarine community at numerous exhibitions and is a well-known figure at DSEI.