Engineers Australia Spring Forward Episode 3: Frazer-Nash Consultancy

  • 12 December 2021

How does an Aeronautical Engineer with a PhD in the subject go on to lead a regional office of a leading systems, Engineering and technology company?

Come and head the fascinating story of Chris Jones, Manager at the Frazer-Nash Consultancy North East Office where he also discusses how they are helping the rail industry return from Covid and allow passenger and freight trains to coexist.

In the first of the Engineers Australia UK Chapter in-person events for 2021, I will be interviewing Chris LIVE about a number of topics related to innovation, engineering thinking and the need for data literacy across all disciplines

During this interactive interview, Chris will outline how technology developed by young Frazer-Nash Engineers involving machine learning and data science around resupplying troops on the front line was developed to help passenger and freight trains co-exist on busy UK rail lines.

Using learned behaviours and predictions, this innovative solution is a very practical example of engineering in action.

The event will be held at the Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall in London.

The event is free, but registration is essential.


• Why data science is becoming an important skill for engineers
• Examples of applying real engineering in practice
• How to solve any type of business problem from first principles
• The importance of digital literacy across all engineering disciplines
• What drives engineering innovation and taking it to a technology readiness level
• How to run an engineering practice with a distributed workforce
• How to build back better post-covid
• How engineering plays a part in the net-zero debate
• Where do you go when you’re trying to start innovation

There will be a networking session over drinks and snacks at the end of the talk. Please arrive by 6.45pm for a 7pm sharp start.

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