Thomas McMichael FREng
Former Engineering Director (Combat Air), BAE Systems Military Air and Information, BAE Systems

Tom McMichael is a highly respected aerospace engineer who has made a significant contribution to the technical development and safety of military aircraft. His career began in aerodynamics, which included development of the first naturally unstable foreplane/delta configuration. He has carried out research in low observable technology and vertical landing, and now leads the development of the next generation of manned and unmanned aircraft and their support systems for the UK and export.