As Editor-in-Chief of the magazine and online, Ciaran heads up the editorial department for Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine. Having worked with clients from just about every sub sector in the industry thus far, Ciaran has a broad knowledge of industry dealings, regulation and patterns. With Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine, Ciaran heads up the research and development sections of the magazine, looking to highlight the latest and greatest innovations at leading UK universities and research institutes, including the launch of associated products and inventions to the commercial and consumer markets.

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Daryl Crowther, Marketing Manager

Daryl Crowther, Marketing ManagerAs marketing manager and also a journalist for Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine Daryl covers a broad range of subjects. Daryl has written for various publications – both consumer and trade – over the past decade and is highly regarded within the industry. Particularly interested in all aspects of transportation, including: aerospace, marine, automotive, rail and even space travel. With an inherent understanding of modes of transportation, and the technology under the bonnet, Daryl is always looking at the next new way to move faster, safer and in style.

Dan StephensThe longest standing journalist on the team, Dan has been writing for Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine since its inception, with an expert understanding of the issues and challenges presently being faced in the manufacturing industry, brings to the table an unrivalled understanding and clarity. Maintaining a highly specialised interest in engineering and steel fabrication for the construction industry, Dan has an expert-level understanding of structural and civil engineering as vital components in maintaining the nation’s core infrastructure.

Josh Phillips, Journalist

Josh PhillipsOne of the most prominent journalists in the Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine team, Josh covers much of the news and recent affairs within the industry. Looking across an increasingly broad range of topics, Josh brings together technical insight with an update on recent affairs to provide bites-size snapshots of industry perspective for the modern industry reader. Most specifically, Josh tends to focus on industry champions and is always keen to share news pertaining to the activities of those displaying conduct akin to an industry role model.

Sean MarshIn addition to contributing to Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine as one of our in-house journalists, Sean also doubles up as the magazine’s research journalist, investigating international markets and identifying the core trends perceived within them. Always looking to investigate where and how British business can succeed in the international marketplace, Sean looks to highlight where businesses can expand, or grow their business internationally – something of increased import due to the present ecnomic climate.

Shawni DunneAn outspoken advocate of innovation and driving research-led industry across the board, Shawni approaches content from an academic perspective, giving an extra layer of insight and due diligence in the innermost workings of research topics. With the industry nigh-on hinging on the incredible research and testing undertaken within the UK itself, Shawni looks to both showcase and present case studies of such research, and associated technologies, to paint a picture of how the industry may or may not evolve in the coming years.