Summer is upon us and I know many of you are looking forward, or have been on your summer holiday abroad (lucky you). Modern planes are super-efficient, hence you can fly around the world so cheaply and sometimes cheaper than …
Alfred developed a passionate for aircraft from a very young age. Originated from Hong Kong, he moved to the UK for further education. After graduating from University of Bath with a MEng in Aerospace Engineering, he joined the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as a Defence Engineering and Science Group (DESG) graduate. He spent 10 years in the MOD and went on to lead multi-million-pound defence projects in Typhoon before joining Innovate UK in Feb 2017 initially as the ATI Relationship Manager. But he could not resist going back to his technical roots and has been the Innovation Lead – Aerospace (Technology) since Feb 2018.
In his spare time, Alfred enjoys cooking and computer gaming. He recently became a first time dad and lives with his family in Bath.
Alfred is also an STEM ambassador, volunteering time, enthusiasm and experiences to encourage and inspire young people to progress further in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.
Note, his surname is pronounced as ‘ung’.
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