Meet the Team

Chris Taylor - Managing Director

Chris Taylor - Managing Director

Chris is one of Far-UK’s Directors. As the MD of Axon Automotive he has the responsibility for the delivery of major projects there. There are several new programmes of work that require an...

Kevin Lindsey - Director

Kevin Lindsey - Director

Kevin a Director of the business and brings both OEM insight and technical capability to Axon Automotive. After achieving a PhD in Composite Materials, Kevin has been responsible for complete...

Lyndon Sanders - Commercial Director

Lyndon Sanders - Commercial Director

As one of the Directors of Axon Automotive, Lyndon sees his primary responsibility as overseeing the development of the Axon team and relationships with actual and prospective customers. He draws on...

Layla Allebone – Laminator

Layla Allebone – Laminator

As a laminator Layla is responsible for turning technical engineering drawings into products for customers. Having completed her apprenticeship, Layla is continuing her training in laminating...

Andrea Rivlin – Recruitment Manager

Andrea Rivlin – Recruitment Manager

As Recruitment Manager at Far-UK, Andrea is responsible for the recruitment process at Far and Axon during the current period of growth. Andrea has recently completed an HR qualification and is...

Marc Sims – Production Manager

Marc Sims – Production Manager

As production team leader, Marc is responsible for the day to day production of parts and supervising the junior laminators. Marc is a self-taught composites laminator and uses his skill set of...

Andrew Walton – Senior Analysis Engineer

Andrew Walton – Senior Analysis Engineer

Andrew Walton has been interested in vehicles since he was first put into a pram. His background lies in structural impact analysis, occupant injury and associated project management. Andrew...

James Flowers - Development Engineer

James Flowers - Development Engineer

As a development engineer, it is James’ responsibility to develop new processes, components and systems to bring novel and cutting edge concepts into reality. This includes utilising specialist...

James Bentley - Project Manager

James Bentley - Project Manager

As project manager, my role is to ensure programmes run to time, cost and quality, making all programme status transparent to the whole team, thereby helping the team to prioritise work load, to...

Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos-Darginis - Graduate Engineer

Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos-Darginis - Graduate Engineer

Konstantinos joined Axon as a graduate engineer in December 2016. His key responsibility lies in the field of designing novel components and systems to bring innovative ideas and concepts into...

Cameron Millwood - Apprentice Manufacturing Technician

Cameron Millwood - Apprentice Manufacturing Technician

As an apprentice manufacturing technician Cameron is responsible for turning technical drawings into products for customers. He is also responsible for the upkeep of the workshop in the day to day...

Ryan Smith - Engineering Director

Ryan Smith - Engineering Director

Ryan joined Far-UK as a technical programme manager. He has now been appointed Engineering Director for Axon. He has been at the forefront of technology demonstrators for much of his career, being...

Paul West – Laminator

Paul West – Laminator

As a laminator Paul is responsible for turning technical engineering drawings into products for customers. Having completed his apprentiship, Paul is continuing his training in the trade of...

Jake Cunnington – Office Administrator

Jake Cunnington – Office Administrator

As apprentice office administrator, Jake is responsible for making sure the administration activities within Axon run smoothly, while learning on the job and completing an NQV qualification. Some of...

Ras Hashemi – Senior Analysis Engineer

Ras Hashemi – Senior Analysis Engineer

Ras Hashemi BSc, MSc, PhD, CEng FIMechE joined Far-UK Ltd in October 2013 as a Senior Analysis Engineer working on the Finite Element (FE) numerical approach to characterization of composite...

Astie Orton - Development Engineer

Astie Orton - Development Engineer

Astie joined the team as a development engineer on an industrial placement year in August 2014 and continued working part time whilst finishing his degree at the University of Nottingham. He has...

John Whittington - Non-executive Director

John Whittington - Non-executive Director

John has recently left Axon as Operations Manager. His role was to roll out the operations best practice to ensure the company served its customers with the hightest levels in terms of quality, cost...

Pablo Chust - Development Engineer

Pablo Chust - Development Engineer

As a development engineer, Pablo's role involves developing new ideas, processes, components and systems to turn Axon Automotive projects into reality. To accomplish this goal, he applies his...

Conor Southgate - Apprentice Manufacturing Technician

Conor Southgate - Apprentice Manufacturing Technician

As an apprentice manufacturing technician, Conor is responsible for turning technical drawings into products for customers, aiding more senior members with their tasks when required.  He is also...

Rushabh Shah - Development Engineer

Rushabh Shah - Development Engineer

Rushabh is responsible for developing processing technologies enabling us to deliver the high-volume production demands of our customers globally for our patented Axontex™ carbon fibre...

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