Tom Ridgman CEng FIET
Nominated by Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Tom Ridgman is Course Director for Industrial Systems, Manufacturing and Management at the Institute for Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge. Here he has contributed to the development of the Institute for Manufacturing, teaching manufacturing management and researching into education for the manufacturing industry. He began his career in the automotive industry, reaching senior management positions covering new product development and manufacturing.
Tom became a Trustee on the Engineering Council Board in 2012 and is Chairman of the Quality Assurance Committee. He has also undertaken a number roles on behalf of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, including Chairman of the Registration and Standards Committee and as a registration and Fellowship reviewer and interviewer.