Major New Appointment at Delkia – Geoff Cooper, Technical and Engineering Director

Award-winning engineering and technology specialist Delkia has made a major new appointment – Geoff Cooper, as Technical and Engineering Director. This is an internal promotion from Technical Manager and Head of Airworthiness to a newly created position as the company strengthens its top team. This will ensure Delkia continues to offer excellence in engineering to its growing customer base in clean energy, aerospace, and maritime sectors, with a burgeoning order book for 2024, which is likely to result in a record-breaking year for the company.

Kurt Canfield, CEO, said: ‘This is part of Delkia’s strategic commitment to provide the very best service and delivery to our clients now, whilst developing the technology and capability development to meet the needs of the future. As Technical and Engineering Director, Geoff will ensure we develop our capabilities to meet the needs of major customers such as BAE Systems and Sellafield Ltd, develop innovative technologies and products to continue our success story as a growing British engineering and technology company.’

‘I am pleased to accept the new challenge of Technical and Engineering Director, as a cross sector role it is exciting to extend my own knowledge and develop the Delkia engineering capability to provide excellence to our customers.’ said Geoff.

With decades of experience in engineering Geoff started his career an apprentice with BAE Systems, eventually managed manufacturing and maintenance for multiple air systems. He then moved onto Typhoon and UAS engineering projects before becoming Engineering Data Manager and a configuration management expert. Geoff then spent three ½ years at Thales ISR where he was Technical Assurance Manager, working on the Watchkeeper and other ISR Products.

Geoff joined Delkia in March 2023 as Technical Manager for Aerospace and has made a massive contribution to Delkia’s growth in this sector. His experience of through life product and service management including airworthiness, consultancy and regulatory compliance in the aerospace sector will be invaluable to support the development of other sectors within Delkia.

Our Partners