Academic and Professional Qualifications:

BEng Aerospace Engineering - University of Surrey
EngD Micro and Nanomaterials and Advanced Technologies- Metal Matrix Composites - University of Surrey
ProfGradIMMM Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining


Gerald completed his Engineering Doctorate on Metal Matrix Composites in 2016, developing expertise in pressure vessel design and advanced manufacturing techniques used within the aerospace industry. He subsequently joined a start-up and worked on novel flywheel technology, overseeing the mechanical design and stress-analysis until 2018, at which point he joined Burgoynes.

Since joining Burgoynes, Gerald has been involved in a variety of cases involving aspects of mechanical and material failure. These include escapes of water/oil, glass fractures and personal injury cases. He has also investigated a range of traffic cases, including collision reconstructions, vehicle inspections and component failures and regularly prepares CPR 35 compliant reports.