Tristan Crawford – Summary Profile
Tristan has an MSc in Aerospace Vehicle Design from Cranfield University, an MSc in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago, is a Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a Liveryman of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots and is a PPL private pilot with ATPL theory.
Tristan has led global technical sales, business development and technology management roles with companies including BAE Systems, Airbus and Alcan Aerospace (now Constellium). With a particular focus on airframe design, structures and materials, and more recently the roles of materials and equipment structure in transportation, industry and defence, Tristan specialises in formulating strategy, thought leadership and business case analysis of both material and structural design & development opportunities in global aerospace and high value equipment manufacturing markets around the world.
Tristan has applied this experience to help aviation and airport developers and owners define the vision, strategy and business case for attracting not only high-value aviation opportunities but also aerospace and more general manufacturing & equipment technology opportunities as part of airport development and master-planning.