Patrick Flanagan

Director of Commercialisation

With a background in Aircraft and Automotive Manufacturing, with 30 years of experience, Patrick worked globally for British Aerospace and the US Based Automotive Company Dana, who were a leading tier, one supplier, to the world’s car manufacturing plants. His primary role in the automotive sector saw him taking suspension design concepts through to high volume production and launch. Using automated production techniques which included transfer stamping systems to 2500-ton, robotic welding and assembly lines which facilitated a ‘just in time’ delivery system. Customers included GMC, FORD, TMC Japan and TMC Australia. His high-volume manufacturing experience will assist Aquila in delivering these new and innovative products to a large global customer market.