Simon Willmore

Head of Combat Systems

Simon Willmore - Head of Combat Systems

Simon is the Head of Combat Systems Integration at BMT Defence Services. At BMT he leads all Combat Systems operations, project management and quality assurance, as well as developing and leading the Combat Systems strategy. He has a First Class MEng (Hons) degree in Electronics with Optical Communications from the University of Southampton. Simon is also a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Engineering and Technology, and a Chartered Fellow with the Chartered Management Institute.

Before joining BMT in 2013, Simon served in the Royal Navy for over 12 years as a Weapon Engineering Officer on surface ships. He served on a variety of surface ships including steam powered Landing Platform Docks, frigates, destroyers and aircraft carriers, and supported the surface fleet’s in-service. Simon also provided support on the Queen Elizabeth Carrier (QEC) programme and the introduction of the Type 45 anti-air destroyer into service.