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Knowledge & Know-how.

Our team members are very experienced and highly skilled in their respective fields of expertise.

James Baldwin, President Hengist

James Baldwin


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Broadcast TV Engineer, Producer and Director and is also an author and historian working with the NRM and Heritage Railways

Andy England, MD CTL Seal

Andy England


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30 years engineering experience across many industry sectors and is a Director of CTL Seal, Precision Engineering

Ian Henderson, Hengist Project Director

Ian Henderson

Project Director

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A Chartered Engineer and Pilot, with a background in avionics engineering and Project Management

Geoff Turner, Engineering Director

Geoff Turner

Engineering Director

An Incorporated Engineer with 40 years mechanical engineering design experience working with Heritage Railways on track, station buildings, carriage and wagon restoration

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Bob Ilfe, Hengist

Robert Ife

Commercial Director

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30 years rail experience and a professional rail driver and is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Rail Operators

Chris Jones, Secretary Hengist

Chris Jones


30 years experience in the heavy engineering sector with parts management and logistics.

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Peter Lawne, Hengist FD

Peter Lawne

Finance Manager

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Qualified Chartered Account and Chartered Institute of Taxation. Worked mainly in the oil industry, but also involved with a number of local charities.

John Hind, Hengist

John Hind

Engineering Commitee

A Chartered Mechanical Engineer, worked in heavy engineering for Power Stations and for Bentley Motors

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Chris Hengist

James Spenceley

Membership Secretary

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Manufacturing engineer with experience in both industry and academia, involving high value added engineering, rapid prototyping and technology transfer.

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