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I am the Head of Data Analysis and Interaction at Airbus Group Innovations, UK. I have a solid engineering background obtained through a combination of Ms.C. and Ph.D degrees and over 7 years industrial experience. I also have a substantial leadership and project / programme management grounding, with 12 years of experience working within multicultural and multidisciplinary teams. I am a also certified APMP-5 project manager.

During the past 10 years I have worked in innovation both in academia and industry, embedded in international organisations. I have a solid track record in working and publishing in research and technology topics (you can find my publications and patents here:, including RFID and sensor systems, wireless networks and intelligent systems.

As part of my leadership role, I have a broad experience in developing and setting research strategies, acquiring internal and external funding, recruiting, managing staff and an annual budget up to €3M.

My engineering skill set includes considerable experience in applying technology advancements to manufacturing and supply chain problems. I am certified in Lean and Six Sigma and an ambassador for the internal group-wide Quality initiative in Airbus Group. For the past 7 years I have also worked in writing engineering standards (ISO, GS1), implementing military ones (NATO STANAGs) and complying with international regulations and certification processes.

Key skills: Management and leadership of research teams, Project management, Quality and continuous improvement, Innovation in international projects, Embedded Systems, RFID, supply chain and manufacturing, Wireless Sensor Networks, Condition monitoring for asset management, English & Spanish.



  Family Names     Sánchez López


  Address (office)     Airbus Group Innovations
    Quadrant House, Celtic Springs, Newport, NP108FZ

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