Meet the executive team

Together, we drive the company vision, to set the standard for agility, innovation and collaborative working in the aerospace and defence industry.

We continue to promote our company values to empower our people while building and maintaining relationships with our global customer base.

Chief Executive Officer (Interim)

Gary Moynehan

Gary Moynehan was appointed Interim CEO of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group in September 2020, having previously held the position of Director of Finance and Strategy.

Over the past three years Gary has played a pivotal role in the successful business transformation that has returned MADG to a period of sustained profitability and growth.

Before joining the Aerospace and Defence division in 2011, Gary headed up the Internal Audit function for parent company Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings).

Prior to his move to Marshall, Gary was a chartered accountant specialising in audit with Ernst & Young where he supported a large portfolio of clients within the Biotech, Financial Services and Aerospace and Defence sectors.

Having graduated from Exeter, Gary spent the early part of his career in the banking industry with HBOS, where he was fast-tracked to the role of Branch Manager aged just 21.

Gary is married with one son.

Commercial Director

Mark Banfield

Mark joined Marshall having previously held senior commercial and supply chain positions in the construction, telecommunications and defence markets over the last 20 years, including Marconi and Telent in both the UK and in the Middle East.

Having started his career as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor in the Construction Industry, as a young graduate he went on to work in the Middle East and then in the UK on a variety of large Construction, Civil Engineering and Railway infrastructure projects with QS practices; Corderoy’s and Symonds. He went on to study Law focussing on complex Commercial and Supply Chain Management in Rail, Telecommunications and Defence.

MD Aerostructures and Land Systems

Ray Cutting

Ray joined Marshall from British Aerospace (Dynamics) having started as a graduate engineer before moving into Project Management. He has undertaken a number of roles within Marshall as Project Manager, Engineering Manager, Engineering Director and Managing Director of Marshall Specialist Vehicles.

His development within positions at Marshall has led him to his current role as Managing Director of Aerostructures and Land Systems where he heads up an agile and innovative team providing solutions for the armed forces and defence industry.

MD Military Aerospace

Duncan Eldridge

Duncan joined Marshall from Morgan Composites and Defence Systems where he was president of the business, leading technologies in composite/ceramic armour for personal and vehicle applications in the UK, Canada and for export. It was a prime contractor for the UK MoD having developed, produced and supported the Mastiff family of armoured vehicles.

He has thirty years’ experience in international engineering businesses spanning automotive components, aerospace, defence and specialist materials.

Operations Director

Mark Follows

Mark joined Marshall from Royal Mail where he was a Programme Director before being promoted to Operations Director in 2012, overseeing the mail delivery function during the time of modernisation, transformation and privatisation.

In his early career he was in the Royal Air Force as an Engineering Officer and worked with Harrier and Chinook aircraft. He went onto join BPB and delivered an extensive modernisation programme as Operations Manager, and then onto Gypsum Technologies in Canada as Programmes and Operations Director.

Business Development Director

Rob Humphries

Rob has been with Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group since 2017 during which time he has held a number of senior customer-facing roles.

Prior to Marshall, Rob spent 27 years in the RAF, which he joined after initially learning to fly with the Marshall AeroClub.

During his RAF career he flew C-130K Hercules on the front line before training as a test pilot and working as the UK C-130J project test pilot when the new aircraft entered service. He also commanded the RAF’s Heavy Aircraft Test & Evaluation Squadron.

Away from the flight deck Rob has filled a variety of operational and support roles and was closely involved in the 2010 and 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Reviews.

Finance Director (Interim)

Zoe Repman

Zoe joins Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group as interim Finance Director, following ten years as Chief Financial Officer for a successful and highly acquisitive pan-European printing group with revenues of around €700m.

A highly qualified Chartered Certified Accountant, Zoe has also worked within supply chain, retail and local government where she was responsible for finance, audit and information technology.

Futureworx Director

Chris Walton

Chris became Director of MADG Futureworx and joined the Executive Board in 2020, and is responsible for launching Marshall ADG’s new incubator for market-leading, novel technology-focussed growth projects.

He joined Marshall ADG as a Sponsored Graduate in 2008, and has held roles in Engineering, Flight Test, Programme Management and Business Development.

He’s worked across a broad range of aerospace technology integration projects for the UK MOD and international customers, as well as in secondment with Bombardier Aerospace in Canada working on Special Missions programmes, and Cambridge University’s Engineering Department on novel research initiatives.

He was recently responsible for delivering our aerospace technology integration business, and led the capture of Aerospace and ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) sector opportunities, working across North America, Europe and the Middle East.

He has an undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering, and a postgraduate Executive MBA from Cambridge University Judge Business School.

HR Director

Daney Wilkinson

Daney joined Marshall following a 25 year career in HR roles across multiple sectors, including Smith & Nephew, Marconi and GEC Plessey Semiconductors, holding roles in the UK, Italy and Switzerland.

She has delivered organisation change programmes across international businesses and more recently supported HR transformation activity to support business growth.

Chief Technical Officer and Engineering Director

Patrick Wood

Patrick joined Marshall from Lockheed Martin Space where he led all UK Space activity and international business development across a number of global teams.

Prior to his role at Lockheed Martin, Patrick held various roles within Airbus including CEO of Surrey Satellites Technology Ltd. He also spent seven years as the Programme Director for Skynet 5, where he was involved at offer stage and ultimately led the successful launch of the satellites. He started his career, following graduation from the University of Sheffield with a BSc (Hons) in Electrical Engineering, as a design engineer for Thorn EMI, now Thales in Crawley, Sussex. Patrick is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the Royal Aeronautical Society.