Danny has over 15 years of experience leading interdisciplinary work. His primary expertise is in software, structural engineering (including dynamics), and mathematical modeling. Danny is currently developing software for complex engineering simulations, workflows, and digital twins in power-generating industries such as nuclear, and gas turbines.


With a Masters in Mechanical Engineering, Danny went into consultancy where he has been able to develop skills in both mechanical engineering and software engineering.

Danny’s early career focused on the use, extension, and automation of Finite Element Analysis tools for structural analysis, getting particularly excited about pushing the boundaries of commercial tools such as Abaqus, Ansys, and LS-Dyna.

With a spell delivering safety-critical software, Danny has mixed this with deep experience of Finite Element Analysis tools to develop new methods for structural analysis.

Since then, Danny’s focus has been on delivering software for engineering; from efficient methods for reduced order models to workflow automation to developing new material behavioral models.

Danny is based in our Bristol office.

Career Highlights

  • Software development for probabilistic lifing methods, complex materials, and digital twin technologies.
  • Software design and testing of safety-critical software.
  • Developing workflow automation methods.
  • Developing efficient methods for simulating and optimizing weld processes.
  • Leading certification of complex mechanical equipment, from TRL4 to TRL6, informing design and accurately predicting life before tests.
  • Dynamic finite element analysis of impacts, explosive events, and resonance.
  • Structural analysis to support life extension of nuclear plant.


  • Software Engineering
  • Workflow Automation
  • Machine Learning
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Structural Analysis (fatigue, creep, dynamic, resonance, fracture)

Professional Qualifications

  • MEng, Mechanical Engineering

Sector Expertise

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