Business Development, Project Management, Innovative Technical Research Definition & Management
Skills & Experience
Before founding Auriga Energy as a business start
up, Jas had a successful career as a versatile and result-focused business executive, working in the Space and Defence
industries, with a record of accomplishment in business development, project management, problem solving and delivery of innovative
technology. He is a strong manager with a proven track record of conceptual and insightful thinking and tenacity, to
achieve profitable results, along with the ability to provide clarity in a complex and changing environment with excellent
motivational skills. His key skills are in the following areas....
1. Defining business growth strategies, plans & winning proposals
for projects/products to meet business growth targets.
opportunities in hi-tech domains, applying Miller Heiman Strategic selling, Shipley capture planning.
3. Defining opportunities for new technology business and product areas.
4. Effectively management of high value
hi-tech projects for profitable delivery.
and implementing marketing strategies and materials.
industry contacts and ability to network to develop business opportunities.
effective teams to realise the business potential of the resource pool.
- Established Auriga
Energy as a start-up business for hydrogen fuel cell system development. Market opportunities for sustainable company growth
were created by strong strategic alliances with all key stakeholders across the academic, industrial and institutional
- Defined business & marketing strategies, plans and proposals to generated
turnover of >£10M over a 4 year period, into a highly competitive market of high-technology research,
developments and products. The technologies covered a range from Satellite systems and electronics, Autonomous Unmanned
Vehicles (AUV) and marine environmental survey sonar, to a delivery vehicle for military Special Forces. Teams were
built with industry and academia to win sales and deliver the projects.
- Extensive business development in the UK, Europe, US, China and UAE
- Directly responsible for the design and delivery of the £68M (1988 economic conditions) Service Module
Mechanical System including subcontracts with Fokker Space, CASA and SEP.
of the assembly, integration and test phase of the £500M ENVISAT, Earth Observation programme in its final phases at
the European Space Agency's Technology Centre in The Netherlands.
- As an
Operations Executive in a corporate Communications Division, management of the delivery of several £multi-million (c£250M
each) communications satellite orders, including Nilesat, Worldstar, Hotbird, Astra-2B & ST1, to tight cost and schedule
constrains, requiring resolution of a number of technical and programmatic problems.
Managing Director/Owner Auriga Energy Ltd.
Business Executive, Systems Engineering & Assessment Ltd.
Programme Manager, Matra Marconi Space
Design Manager, British Aerospace
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