Richard Rogers is the Delivery Director responsible for the execution of all customer delivery projects, support & maintenance services, consulting services and A&D extension developments to meet the needs of the Aerospace and Defence Industry vertical. Having graduated with a Computer Science degree from Exeter University he has worked in the Aerospace and Defense sector for over 25 years, majoring upon software and system engineering and having performed or managed all aspects of the delivery and support lifecycle. His spare time interests include running, mountain biking, indoor rowing and music production.
IFS Defence is independently recognized as the leading provider of integrated enterprise asset management solutions to the global Aerospace and Defence market. Its customers include military forces, Departments of Defense and the world’s leading Aerospace and Defence companies. In his role as Managing Director Dave will ensure that IFS Defence’s world class products and services continue to be delivered to customers across the Aerospace and Defence sector to time, cost and expectation. Dave joined IFS Defence as Finance Director in 2008 having previously held a number of controlling roles within the Aerospace and Defence industry. He studied Business and Finance and is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. He enjoys spending his spare time with his young family.
Graham Ranshaw is the Director of Deployed Systems; and came to IFS Defence with over 25 years experience within BAE Systems in the Aerospace and Defence industry. He started in reliability engineering and airborne software configuration on the Harrier aircraft through Software QA and Business Change Management on the Typhoon and Nimrod projects. More recently with BAE Systems in Portsmouth Naval Base he was Business Change Manager. The IFS Defence Deployed Systems Business Unit focuses on providing maritime maintenance management solutions and services (UMMS and RCM) into the UK Royal Navy and also supplying Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions to the operators of UK Naval Dockyards. In his spare time, Graham can be found playing badminton, mountain biking or power kiting.
Des Britland is the Finance Director of IFS Defence and has worked for the company for over 5 years. Des obtained his Bachelor of Accounting Science degree in South Africa during his accounting apprenticeship; he completed his ACCA qualification in London while working for Ernst and Young. Des then spent two years specializing in Sarbanes Oxley and a further year in internal audit assurances services. His spare time interests include mountain biking in the English countryside and supporting his local South African rugby team.
Harry Watson is responsible for ensuring that the Company possesses the right skills, infrastructure and processes to support our business objective of delivering our customers value for money as well as offering a basis for business growth and improvement. Harry also oversees the Corporate functions of Commercial, Business Improvement, Site Infrastructure and IT. Harry has worked in the Defence and Security industry for some 35 years, the last eight of which have been with IFS Defence. Harry began his career as a Forensic Chemist before joining Marconi-Elliott Avionics as a Software Engineer and then going on to spend over 20 years with GEC-Marconi in a variety of executive management positions. Outside of work Harry enjoys creative writing and is a life-long Newcastle United supporter, which for too many years has been something of a test of character.
Graham Grose is the Global Industry Director – Aerospace & Defence and he has worked in the Aerospace and Defence industry for over thirty years. He has a business degree from Southampton University and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Member of the Institute of Purchasing and Supply. Before joining IFS, Graham held a number of executive appointments in the Aerospace and Defense industry and prior to that completed a full commission in the Royal Air Force where he was a Supply Officer enjoying tours in both operational logistics and in logistics IT HQ roles. In his spare time Graham can be found on the golf course or tennis court.
IFS™, the global enterprise applications company, through its component based product IFS Applications™ offers off-the-shelf functionality to support the needs of organizations operating in the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) sector including Performance-Based Logistics (PBL) and Fleet Operator programs, Defense Manufacturing, Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO), Fleet & Asset Management, Supply Chain Management, and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).
Via its specialist A&D industry organization, IFS supports its customers all over the world. IFS’s global defense customers include Navy, Army and Air Force users and organizations such as the Eurofighter consortium. Commercial aviation MRO shops and service operators include Aero-Dienst GmbH, Alitalia Maintenance Systems, Dyncorp, K&L Microwave, Hawker Pacific, Ensign Bickford and Todd Pacific Shipyards. In addition, IFS provides solutions to the major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and integrators such as General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, BAE SYSTEMS, SAAB, Gables Engineering and GE Aircraft Engines.
IFS Defence is committed to providing the highest standards of quality assured services and operations to deliver to our end customers reliable and repeatable solutions and services. Our compliance includes satisfying the following external agency standards, certification processes and audit procedures:
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IFS Defence is present in 52 countries and is independently recognized as the global leader in Aerospace & Defense for maintenance and logistics solutions. The unrivalled pedigree of IFS Defence can help you – as it does leading military and civil Aerospace & Defense organizations in the UK, EMEA, USA and across the globe – adapt to the challenges of transformation. Our people offer a wealth of Aerospace & Defense experience, and our products support the most challenging programs in the Aerospace & Defense sector.
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