Dr Andy Harris

Advanced Engineering Manager, Wrightbus

Dr Andy Harris holds a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD from Queen’s University, Belfast for his research into the Life Cycle Cost and Carbon Footprint of Alternative Bus Fleets.

Over 8 years’ industrial experience in the public transport industry having worked for fleet operators, vehicle OEMs and research institutions.

Responsible for managing a highly-skilled, multidisciplinary Advanced Engineering team with a focus on developing best-in-field zero-emission vehicle modelling & simulation tools.

Responsible for managing the Wright Technology & Research Centre at Queen’s University, Belfast (W-Tech), ensuring that research outputs of PhD students and Postdoctoral Research Fellows meet the future needs of a zero-emission bus industry.

Judge in the Northern Ireland Responsible Product/Service Award category of the Responsible Business Awards. Find out more at www.bitcni.org.uk/awards.