Meet the Team


  • Stephen Kyle-Henney Managing Director Stephen has worked throughout his career on Metal Matrix Composite Technology. He led the management buy out of the technology from QinetiQ and the set up of TISICS. He is now responsible for the strategic and business development of the company.
  • Ray Durman Operations Director Ray has a backgound in chemistry and experience in operational management roles. He worked on the management buy-out and the start-up of TISICS. He is now responsible for the programme and operational management of the business.
  • David Murgatroyd Composite Design Lead Dave has been involved with the design and fabrication of monofilament reinforced titanium composite material since it was acquired by BP in the late 1980's.
  • Nick Graham Mechanical Design Engineer MEng Degree, Responsible for CAD design & Technical Drawings, FEA analysis, CNC programming & operating, Web Development and project lead for some InnovateUK Programmes.
  • Ayantika Mitra Process Engineer Ayantika is responsible for Data management and processes.
  • Bibesh Gurung Composite Technician BEng Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Responsible for clean room and CMM activities.
  • Craig Blacker Composite Engineer With a degree in aerospace engineering, Craig is responsible for tensile testing, monitors technical proceedures and project leads some InnovateUK programmes.
  • Gary Marwick Workshop Manager As Workshop Manager, Gary is responsible for manufacturing composite tooling and overseeing machining jobs.
  • Michael Durman Quality Manager As quality manager, Michael makes sure that all records are kept upto ISO standards and also responsible for IT Support.
  • Denise Byrne Administrator Denise is responsible for expendatures and financial documentation. Also makes a fantastic cuppa.
  • Matt Alderron Machinist Over 7 years experience with CNC Machines. Coordinating with Gary to manufacture composite tooling and parts.