Andrew Bottomley - Chair

ANDREW BOTTOMLEY, Director of Performance Excellence

Andrew Bottomley is Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation’s Director of Performance Excellence, reporting to Head of Program Management Division Hiroyuki Tatsuoka. He is responsible for ensuring the successful transformation of Mitsubishi Aircraft into a global company, including cost management, outsource management and as acting Global Head of HR, he is leading the transformation strategy and solution delivery. Andrew joined Mitsubishi Aircraft in 2017 as Engineer Director and led the implementation of organizational restructure to Integrated Product Teams. Since his arrival, Andrew has worked closely with the senior leadership.

 Andrew has over 20 years of experience in Engineering, interfacing with major system suppliers worldwide and leading large technical teams of engineers of multiple nationalities. Prior to joining Mitsubishi Aircraft from BAE Systems, Andrew was a Support Integration Manager on the Typhoon Program, and had multiple leadership positions in engineering and Flight Test on the Tornado, Nimrod MRA4 and Taranis programs. 


Alison Gordon -Trustee 

Alison was previously head of economic development for Manchester City Council. Her experience spans research, analysis, policy development, commissioning and project delivery. Alison is now responsible for New Economy’s Project Development Team, which works to secure investment and develop interventions that will drive long-term economic development. They bring together senior expertise from all sectors, to focus on identifying blockers to economic growth and develop new and radical solutions. Alison is passionate about the future of Mulberry and is keen to see it grow.

Nicola Johnston - Trustee

Nicola is a social worker working with young offenders in Lancashire. Nicola developed a keen interest in recovery whilst working in supported housing for her masters placement. She is keen to see the project move forward and is full of great ideas to do this.


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