Ted has spent his life working in the high tech industries – beginning his career as a student apprentice with Philips Electronics and ultimately rising to become manufacturing manager in Philips and DuPont Optical manufacturing optical media.
Ted then moved to Motorola in the early days of mobile phones where Ted was manufacturing operations manager.
Ted then became Operations Director at Zetex Semiconductors in Oldham, where he ran plants in the UK, Germany and Chengdu, China.
After 13 years at Zetex Ted moved to Cambridge Semiconductors where, as COO, Ted implemented a supply chain supplying control chips world wide.
Ted’s final move was to Xaar plc, a manufacturer of ink jet print heads. As COO at Xaar Ted was responsible for R&D, manufacturing, engineering and logistics, with plants in the UK and Sweden.
Following his retirement Ted became chairman of Evince Technology, a start up company developing breakthrough electron devices.