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Ivor Bennett

Capability Director - BMT

Ivor served as a Weapon Engineer Officer in the Royal Navy before joining BMT in 1991.

A specialist in risk management, he has provided systems engineering, programme management and business improvement support to a wide variety of customers within the MoD, industry and overseas.

He has been closely involved in the reorganisation of BMT’s Defence capability and was Managing Director of BMT Sigma from 2003 - 2007.  Ivor has provided programme management consultancy to Thales for the CVF/PA2 and FRES projects, and to MOD for TLCM pathfinder and NGNPP projects.  He is currently providing PM advice to the Future Submarines Programme.

Ivor was elected to the Council of the Defence Manufacturers’ Association in 2005. He completed a Cranfield University Master’s in Defence Administration (equivalent to an MBA in Defence) at the Defence Academy in 2006, winning prizes for Best Student and Best Dissertation.