Adrian Cooper

Adrian Cooper

Finance Director

"With a career firmly rooted in manufacturing, I relish the challenges that working at MTC brings, as we continue on our journey to deliver impact and change into the UK manufacturing sector."

Adrian is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and has an MBA. He joined the MTC in 2016, bringing over 20 years experience in a range of finance roles within the manufacturing sector.
He started his career as a Ford graduate, then worked in a variety of industries including automotive, aerospace and FMCG.  He has worked for SME’s and Mid-caps and has also part-owned an engineering company. 

Prior to joining the MTC in 2016, he was the UK Head of Finance for a Swiss-listed food producer, before moving to Russia for 5 years as their regional CFO with financial responsibility for a $200m business spanning Eastern Europe.


Being involved in a team with diverse skills and working on far-reaching projects gives me enthusiasm to come to work and surpass my own personal expectations.

Keith Lorenz
Research Engineer, Net Shape Manufacturing