Engineering Requirements Ltd


Designing Safer Systems

Jim Mateer, who heads up ERL, is a senior engineering manager with 25 year of experience, with 10 years specialising in system safety and airworthiness.  Whilst in the RAF Jim has been responsible for the operational airworthiness of live armed fast jets and then whilst at the UK MOD's procurement agency for the design safety of manned and unmanned aircraft.  Since leaving the armed forces Jim has spearheaded safety business growth within a medium sized consultancy company, has led teams of safety, reliability, environmental and OME specialists and provided safety and airworthiness support and guidance to a wide variety of military and civil customers.  More recently as a senior manager within a global Tier 1 supplier he has provided Safety and Environmental Assurance for complex and novel land and air system products.  His responsibilities included releasing safe products to customers, having ensured their compliance to UK and EU safety and environmental legislation and best practice engineering standards.   With his broad experiences and pragmatic nature Jim is adept at undertaking all aspects of safety management.  Such activities stretch from the detailed safety analysis, GSN, hazard logs and Safety Case construction to work breakdown and product breakdown structures, resource estimating, design requirement specification and bid proposals. 


Jim's practical experience is underpinned with the latest academic understanding, obtained from his studies at the University of York on the Safety Critical System's Engineering MSc course.  His distinction award being given partly in recognition of his research into Safety Related Information Systems (SRIS); work that is helping to formulate development processes within the Health IT domain.

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Tel:   +44 (0) 117 9595040

Fax:  +44 (0) 117 9595041

Mob: +44 (0) 7731 961530


Engineering Requirements Ltd

Applegarth House

Station Road

Flax Bourton

United Kingdom

BS48 1UA

Reg No:09254597

Company Registered in England and Wales

CV - Jim Mateer