Philip’s early career was in the space industry which included a key management role in the Prime Contractor team for Envisat, a large European satellite, managing multi million ECU work packages involving different companies across Europe. Philip joined Trackwise in 1999 and acquired the Company in 2000. Under his stewardship the Company has enjoyed sustained growth based largely through export success and innovation. Philip is named inventor on a number of UK and international patents and he has led several government supported R&D consortiums including a European CleanSky programme.
Philip holds degrees in both Aeronautical Engineering and Law and is a Chartered Engineer.
Mark is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a former partner with both Grant Thornton and Ernst & Young. He joined Trackwise in 2016.
Mark, as well as a career within the profession, has also been Group Finance Director of a large private company and was responsible for managing a balance sheet over £120m of gross assets; he has also served as CEO of engineering businesses and as a partner with a privately held investment business. He brings an increased level of direction to financial planning and financial control as well as strategic input in support of Philip Johnston.