Malcolm has extensive manufacturing experience both in the UK and internationally. His background includes business management, innovation management, materials, new product development, sustainability and design. He spent 12 years with Warwick Manufacturing Group, has started and run businesses in manufacturing, was past Chairman of the Natural Materials Association, and on the board of the IOM3 Automotive Division.
4Manufacturing is an initiative that enables SMEs to adopt Industry 4.0 in an innovative, low cost and proven method. 4Manufacturing started as a concept from Malcolm and has now grown. He is leading the team to roll out the 4Manufacturing program nationally.
He works closely with the Manufacturing Sector Deal, ISCF, D4i, Catapult centres, trade associations, APPG for Digital Manufacturing, professional bodies and the Digital Readiness Level group.