Meet the team

John A. Toner BA (Hons) MCIPS General Manager

John Toner is the General Manager of Teledyne CML Composites, a trading division of Teledyne Limited. He is responsible for the management of the company, which serves the military and commercial aircraft industries.

John has held positions of increasing responsibility since he joined the company in 2002. Prior to his current position, John served as Operations Manager of Teledyne CML Group's advanced composite manufacturing business. Part of this role required John to manage the design and build of the state-of-the-art 60,000-sqft facility. Prior to this position, John served as Supply Chain Manager for CML Group Ltd.

John graduated from Liverpool John Moores Business School with Honors in Business Administration. He also achieved full corporate membership to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. John has been accredited in project management and is a member of Association of Project Management. John is also on the Board of Directors of Composites UK, an association dedicated to developing and strengthening the composites industry in the UK.

Neil Robinson Engineering Manager

Neil joined Teledyne CML Composites as Engineering Manager in June 2016. He has worked within the Aerospace industry for over 25 years, previously holding Engineering and Operations management positions at BAe Systems and Safran Group.

Neil brings considerable composites engineering and manufacturing experience to the company and holds a Masters Degree in Materials Science gained at Manchester University. He has also been awarded a Fellowship in Aerospace Manufacturing by Cranfield University.

Kevin Cooke Bid Proposal & Estimating Manager

Kevin started his career as a time served toolmaker. He held various positions including CNC Section Leader and Chief Estimator within other companies before joining CML in 1990 as Senior Estimator. He has progressed through the business to Bid Proposal & Estimating Manager and is now one of the Senior Management Team.

Julie Barlow Commercial Manager

Julie joined Teledyne CML Composites in June 2014. She has previously held similar positions in Euravia and Qinetiq, one of the world's leading defence technology and security companies. She has also held the position of Supply Chain Manager.

Julie brings considerable commercial, purchasing, customer service and engineering experience to Teledyne CML. She holds various relevant academic and professional qualifications, including an Honours Degree in Finance and Accounting and a Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Richard Holcroft Business Development Manager

Richard joined the company in March 2015 as Business Development Manager and is responsible for developing relationships with current customers to ensure total satisfaction and develop new customers in line with the companys ambitious growth plans. Richard has more than 10 years of experience in the Aerospace industry having previously worked with Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, where, as Sales Manager, he was responsible for developing markets in Eastern Europe & Russia/CIS to more recently when he worked with Doncasters Group being responsible for Business Development within the UK & Europe.

Peter Southall Quality Manager

Peter started his career in the aviation industry as an Airframe Technician in the Royal Air Force. He gained valuable knowledge of aircraft systems, structures and engines with companies such as Airbus and General Electric.

He joined Teledyne CML Composites in 2007 and after holding the position of Quality Engineer he has recently been appointed as the Quality Manager for the company.

Dave Hughes Laboratory Manager/Health & Safety Adviser

Dave joined CML in 2004 as Technical Manager in the Surface Treatments Division.

In 2011 after the closure of the Treatments Division, Dave was appointed Laboratory Manager for Teledyne CML Composites, additionally he was appointed Health and Safety and Environmental Adviser in 2014.