Innovation Manager, Ferrovial Services, Centre of Excellence for Asset Management.Simon joined Amey in 2015 after studying Mechanical Engineering at Brunel University in west London, focusing his studies on disruptive technologies and energy recovery, particularly on passive energy harvesting and automated solutions. In 2016 Simon joined the Centre of Excellence for Asset Management as Innovation Manager to lead and deliver a portfolio of disruptive technology innovations to differentiate the Ferrovial Services Asset management capabilities. Simon is currently focused on the following strategic lines of R&D & Innovation: Automated Data Acquisition & Processing, Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), Worker Safety via Sensor technology, Virtual & Augmented Reality, Automated Data Analysis and Visualisation, Drone Technology and finally Industry 4.0 as a whole Simon is focused on accelerating the development and adoption of game changing technologies to challenge the convention and push the boundaries within the infrastructure sector. VR and AR are but one of the technologies that Simon believes to be critical in the future development of the industry, particularly with regards to training and safety.
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