• 20 years’ experience: Aerothermal Design, Mechanical Design, Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Strong ability to realise new ideas and concepts into practical, achievable, affordable designs.
  • In depth understanding of a wide variety of mechanical design topics.
  • Repeated involvement in the entire design process (concept design, detailed design, managing suppliers, manufacture, assembly and build, testing, operation, maintenance.
  • Broad experience of manufacturing methods (rapid prototyping, casting, fabrication, machining, painting and coatings). Six sigma Green Belt qualification.
  • Design for Excellence (DfX) event facilitator.
  • APM qualified.


  • 1.4MW tidal turbine – concept design, detailed design.
  • 1MW tidal turbine – concept design, detailed design, manufacture, test.
  • 500kW tidal turbine – concept, detailed design, manufacture, test & operation.
  • EJ200 and TP400 Nozzle Guide Vane manufacture (machining).
  • E3E HP liner segment cooling design and manufacture (RP casting, machining).
Tim Warren (CEng, MIMechE)

The Blackfish Engineering Team