Sirius are delighted to announce that our team continues to grow with the appointments of Alexander Hotten, James Francis-Jones, Nicola Scott and James Macrae.

Alexander Hotten has joined as a Graduate Analyst. He graduated from the University of Surrey with a Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering, followed by a Masters in Space Engineering. Alex used his time at university to compete in opportunities such as the 2022 IMechE UAS Challenge, and the MACH-23 Rocketry competition, which the team won in the 1.5km category with Alex as the recovery systems leader. His dissertation focused on the design of pressure sensing systems for a Mars surface weather station, illustrating his interest in space exploration and its technologies. Outside of office hours, Alex has a passion for fine art and travelling, which he believes contributes to his creative and diverse outlook to any project he faces. Alex is motivated to use these experiences to solve complex challenges with Sirius Analysis.

James Francis-Jones joins Sirius Analysis as the Resource Manager (Associates).  Former Light Dragoon and RWxY Officer, with 28 yrs commercial experience.  Knowledge acquired from working with: National Car Parks (NCP) ‘temporary parking’, startup internet company (from 3 people to Plc), MoD IT contract (HQAGC), manufacturing, and recruitment.  The latter placing candidates at all levels, internationally, within a multitude of domains.  Recently tasked with and fulfilled, the setting up the ‘Returner’ and the ‘Service Leaver’ programmes for QinetiQ.

Nicola Scott is joining us as a Principal Consultant. She has nearly a decade of experience delivering Operational Analysis for Defence customers in a range of domains, predominantly within Land CIS and Nuclear Deterrence. She has experience designing and implementing a range of both hard and soft analytic techniques as well as utilising combinations of complimentary approaches. Alongside technical delivery Nicola has acted as a Supporting Technical on the ASC and ASTRID Frameworks and held leadership roles in a US/UK bilateral research collaboration with stakeholders from Academia, Government, Military and National Laboratories.

James Macrae has joined as Principal Systems Engineering consultant, with 22 years’ experience delivering and managing complex capabilities to the Land domain and wider MOD, with a particular focus on C4ISR systems and services. Prior to joining Sirius, James spent over 20 years’ in the British Army where he was responsible for the delivery of complex telecommunication systems and services to deployed forces. In his last position in the Army James was the Project and Technical lead for a next generation training network to deliver training to future telecommunications engineers and managers.

Welcome to the team everyone!

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