Engineering Director BorgWarner Power Drive Systems
Peter has a
Master’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Leeds University
UK and gained a PhD from Newcastle University UK on the subject of High-Performance
Switched Reluctance Drives. His first employer was GEC TDPL (now ALSTOM) where
he worked on various aspects of High Voltage DC transmission, Static VAR
Compensators, naval and rail traction power systems. He joined Control
Techniques in 1995 where he worked on the successful Unidrive range of variable
speed drives becoming Power Design Manager in 1999. In 2003 he joined Sevcon as Vice President of
Engineering and became Chief Technology Officer in 2015. Following the
acquisition of Sevcon by BorgWarner in 2017 he now leads the Electric Drives
Innovation team for BorgWarner Power Drive Systems in the UK working on next
generation power electronics and motor controls. He has authored and
co-authored several papers and a book on the subject of power electronics,
drives and motor control. Peter holds several patents and is a member of the IET
and IEEE. Outside work he likes to spend time with his family and keeping fit
with cycling, karate and walking.
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