Chris Nex

Chris Nex

Head of Advanced Manufacturing Project Development, Rolls-Royce

Dr Chris Nex is Head of Advanced Manufacturing Project Development at Rolls-Royce and has acquired a wealth of experience in Manufacturing gained from various senior technical roles within the business since joining the Company in 1998. In his current role at Rolls-Royce, he is actively engaged in the development of Manufacturing Processes & leads the growth of Manufacturing Engineering specialists across the Group.  

Chris has a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering with Japanese Studies and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Sheffield.  He is a Rolls-Royce Fellow in Manufacturing Technology, a Director of Melase Ltd (a joint venture between Rolls-Royce & Unipart) and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Chris currently chairs the Programme Board at the MTC and has been a member of the Board since 2019.  


I enjoyed the day at the MTC and I'm glad that I have now visited. 

I can see the real benefits for the customers, which is where the facilities come into their own. 

Thanks for inviting me.

Mark Johnson
Lloyds Banking Group