Tom Rhodes – Senior Technical Adviser. A former Head of Design for Dearman, an innovative startup company creating a zero emission (at point of use) liquid nitrogen powered engine. Tom has spent his career focusing on component and assembly design from complex one off specialist testing equipment to high volume high performance automotive products. Experienced in managing teams and leading processes and technical aspects of research and development projects.
Having worked across automotive, rail and oil & gas environments, previous roles include Lead Design Engineer at Delphi which preceded his role as Head of Design at Dearman. Tom then went on to join the world of Formula 1 in the form of a Product Engineering Consultant at Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains.
In 2018, Tom more recently joined Spacestor and now holds the role of Product Data Director. Spacestor are the creators of workspace furniture that combines California cool with London design. Throughout nearly three decades, they have established themselves as a key innovator of workspace furniture and design thinking in the UK.
His current role supports the board and their senior management team as they look to develop their design, manufacturing and data capabilities.