OxTS – the home of the leading inertial experts
Our people, our team, are central to our success, and everything that we do. We currently employ more than 100 people across various global locations, all of whom are led by our highly experienced, multi-discipline leadership team. Each member of our leadership team brings a wealth of experience and expertise in their respective functions and a deep understanding of the needs of the core industries in which we operate.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Chris, who came to OxTS as General Manager in 2010, joined the company board as Managing Director in 2014. He became Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2020.
His history is one of strategic and operational leadership of SMEs and corporate divisions selling high-tech products to international customers, specialising in management of change and company growth and improvement. Previous roles include leading General Electric’s eddy current testing equipment division, before which he was with Emerson Electric and Agfa Gevaert where he ran a joint venture making class-leading non-destructive testing equipment.
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Tom, OxTS Chief Technology Officer (CTO), has a strong track record of technology roadmap management and developing and delivering test equipment. He joined OxTS in 2018 from Seaward Electronic Ltd where he was director of engineering.
Previously, working at GE PII, he delivered a range of complex pipeline inspection instruments for use in extremely harsh environments. He has more than 25 years’ experience in electronics design for safety-critical applications and has proven capability in evaluating and introducing new technologies through early-stage prototypes.
Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)
Alison came to OxTS as Commercial Director in 2017 with eight years of executive board-level experience. As Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), team leaders from sales, product management and marketing report directly to her.
Alison has a science background and has worked in both marketing and commercial roles, dealing with a wide variety of technical products for over 25 years. She also has 15 years’ experience in product management. Alison is a strong advocate for building direct relationships and sees a customer focused approach as essential for the continued growth and long-term success of OxTS.
Commercial Team Leads
Dr. Daniel Waldron
Head of Product - New Markets
Daniel joined OxTS in 2021, with executive level commercial experience and a background in new product development. As Head of Product for new markets, he is responsible for identifying the future needs of our customers and developing solutions that support their growth.
His technical background is in materials science, optics and process automation, which Daniel has applied into multiple industries. These include critical infrastructure IoT monitoring, aviation, life safety and energy. The philosophy of our new markets team is to build close relationships with our customers, understand their problems and then deliver effective solutions.
Senior Business Manager
Simon joined OxTS in 2016 as a Product Manager. He now leads OxTS’ team covering product management, sales and marketing.
With a background in product development and marketing, Simon understands the importance of being customer-focussed. He leads a passionate and creative team, partnering with customers all over the world with the aim to deliver proven technology solutions and outstanding service.
Head of Product - New Technology
Paris has been with OxTS since 2012, initially working as part of our expert application engineering team before taking the reins as leader of our survey and mapping business unit. He has lead OxTS’ focus on new product technologies since 2021.
With his background and education rooted in mechanical engineering, Paris is best placed to interpret and advise on the varying needs of our survey and mapping customers.