Jon Douglas is an engineering consultant with over twenty-five years of experience across a wide range of sectors including nuclear, gas turbines, renewables, aerospace, and general industry.

Experience

After completing a first degree in Mechanical Engineering, Jon went on to Imperial College, London to complete an industrially sponsored PhD for European Gas Turbines Ltd which is where Jon developed a lifelong passion for high temperature component life assessment. Working as a consultant across the power generation sector, Jon has since developed bespoke life assessment methods for clients in the nuclear, coal and gas turbine industries.

Jon is an experienced leader and energy specialist, with a track record of developing consultancy services to clients across a broad range of industries including Power Generation, Transport and Defense. Jon leverages his deep technical expertise and academic links to provide exceptional client service and build teams of engineers to deliver complex multi-disciplinary projects.

 

Career highlights

Some highlights from Jon’s long career in consultancy include:

  • Deploying probabilistic lifing methods and digital twin technology for flexible maintenance of a global fleet of gas turbines
  • Combining sensor data and predictive methods to eliminate the need to inspect for corrosion-under-insulation in the oil and gas sector
  • Developing creep-fatigue lifing models to support life extension of the UK Nuclear reactor fleet
  • Designing nuclear submarine refueling facilities against seismic failure

 

Specialisms

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Strength of Materials
  • Probabilistic Methods for Risk-Based Integrity
  • Seismic Hazard Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Building and Leading Teams

 

Professional qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering

 

Sector Expertise

  • Power Generation
  • Gas Turbines
  • Nuclear
  • Aerospace
  • Transport
  • Defense

Connect with Jon on LinkedIn 

 

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