Mr Tim James
Tim James was appointed as the Ascent Managing Director in November 2018. He has overall responsibility for the delivery of all Ascent UKMFTS elements and for the successful integration of these programmes across UKMFTS, utilising the most effective value for money solution. As Ascent MD, Tim shares joint accountability for the delivery of the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) with the MOD Project Team Head for UKMFTS and the Director of Flying Training for RAF 22 Group.
Tim joined us from Lockheed Martin where he was the Business Development Director for Rotary and Mission Systems. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin Tim enjoyed a 16 year Royal Air Force career as a sponsored graduate entrant which involved UK operations on the Tornado F3 and exchange operations on the F-16 with the United States Air Force and the Royal Air Force of Oman.