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Curriculum Vitae

Tony Roulstone  

2001- date               Bracchium Ltd
   Chief Executive
Provides business advice on strategy, restructuring, business change and large programme pursuits in the nuclear energy, technology and manufacturing sectors.

Recent Clients:       

Global Bank - Strategic change programme adviser
University of Cambridge - Designed and led new masters degree in Nuclear Energy
EDS & HP Enterprise Services –
Developed strategy & plan for $10bn European business IT outsourcing . Led pursuit of $3bn account for global power engineer, $1bn acquisition of European utility IT assets and services etc.
Rolls-Royce – developed a strategy for nuclear diversification.
Kellogg Brown & Root, Naval Industry Restructuring.
Also, ATKearney, AREVA NP and 3i.



Global Bank - Industrialisation Adviser to CEO 2012 - 2015

Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Board 2014 - 2016

Labour Party Small Business Taskforce 2013

City University Hong Kong - Adjunct Professor of Nuclear Engineering & Safety 2012 - 2018

Labour Party Review of Defence Procurement 2011
Faculty of Engineering, University of Cambridge - Affiliated Lecturer from 2011 to date

Rolls-Royce – member of Aerospace & Industrial Power Group Boards 1992-1998
Deputy Chairman of South Derbyshire TEC 1993-1998 
Member of Governing Board - Defence Sixth Form College 2003-2013
Court of University of Derby from 1996 - 2018

Acumen 7 network 2005-2018

Corporate Experience;

1990 – 2000           Rolls-Royce plc,
1997 - 2000            Corporate Transformation Director.
Delivered a major business change programme across Rolls-Royce providing large and continuing annual savings through the application of Lean principles.
  Established and led several joint venture companies

1992 - 97                Chief Executive of Nuclear Group.
Led & restructured a diverse group of 10 separate high technology power engineering businesses, enabling them to grow & increase profits. Led Rolls-Royce team for Astute nuclear submarine prime contract negotiations.

1990 - 92                 General Manager Aerospace, Performance & Engine Systems. Turned around a key but failing business unit - introducing computer-based technology to the control of civil & military aero-engines.

Rolls-Royce & Associates Ltd, 
1987 - 89                Projects & Engineering Director.
Led all projects and contracts for nuclear submarines including the new reactor system for the Vanguard and subsequent classes.

Prior to this engineering and management posts in RR&A and UKAEA and 10 years as a regular officer in REME. 

Business Leadership Programme, London Business School  1997
Top Management Programme, Cabinet Office                         1996                             
Chartered Engineer, FIMechE
MA, Engineering, Kings College, Cambridge,                         1975         
Open and Senior Scholarships                                               
Welbeck College, Worksop,
Dame Allan’s School, Newcastle 


Telephone: 01283 703906    
Mobile:  0775 362 7634 
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