Hamid is an internationally acclaimed Manufacturing Leader with a wide-ranging experience base in the Automotive and Aerospace Sectors. He joined Rolls-Royce in 2001 from BMW Group where he was Director of New Product Programmes.

In his current role as Director of Manufacturing, Rolls-Royce plc, Hamid is responsible for leading the Manufacturing strategies, partnerships and activities across the company’s Civil, Defence, Marine & Power System businesses.

Hamid has an Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, BA in Mathematics and Technology, MSc. in Production Engineering & Management and a Doctorate in Manufacturing Systems. He is Pro-Chancellor of University of Nottingham and External Professor at Manufacturing at Cranfield and Sheffield Universities

Hamid received an OBE in the 2014 New Year’s Honours for services to Innovation, Technology and Manufacturing.

Appointed in 2014.