Steve Smith
Steve Smith
Associate Director of Transformation
The Manufacturing Technology Centre

Passionate about making UK manufacturing the best in the world, Steve currently applies his experiences driving technology adoption within UK manufacturing businesses in his current role as the Associate Director of the Transformation Team at The Manufacturing Technology Centre (an independent Research & Technology Organisation).

The Transformation Team works with any sized business and covers the full transformation journey from preparing companies for technology through to demystifying technology by helping companies select the right solutions for their unique challenges and supporting them throughout the technology adoption process ensuring a culture of empowerment and innovation is created so they can successfully achieve sustained profitable growth

Steve has over 20 years’ leadership experience gained from senior positions in the Aerospace, Automotive, Power Generation, Defence, Motorsport and consulting sectors.  In doing so Steve had worked with all sizes of businesses from SMEs to Large multinationals.

An accomplished Lean Practitioner with an expertise in business transformation, strategy creation and deployment and cultural change, he has a proven track record of  helping organisations, senior teams and leaders enhance performance by implementing best practices and developing mind-sets, values and behaviours that support their business strategies.