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In 2015, we set out on a journey to make great aircraft seats, but we always knew that we had to first create a place that was designed to foster that greatness.

Mirus is a place where talented individuals are empowered to put their very best work into our products, and ultimately into the aircraft that transport millions of people around the world every year, with little in their way. Mirus is on a mission to revolutionise the world of aircraft seating. We are young and vibrant organisation that has recruited experts from a number of industries to encourage a culture of shared knowledge, best practice and innovation. We want to do things differently. Find out a little more about our team.

Ben McGuire

Chief Executive Officer

Ben is the Mirus Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. With a background working within a number of major automotive OEMs, Ben brings a wealth of expertise in product delivery and high-volume industrial reliability. A true Norfolk gent, Ben is an avid lover of 80’s classic cars and all things vintage.

Barry Gelder

Head of Operations

With a passion for driving Continuous Improvement into business practices, Barry brings 12 years of experience within the Aerospace Industry covering metallic, composite and assembly activities, as well as experience in machining and fabrication, to Mirus. When away from work Barry enjoys playing darts, and in the summer can be seen boating around Ely.

Priyanka Tuli

Quality Manager

Priyanka is our Quality Manager in her role, she assures compliance to the highest standards. With extensive aerospace industry knowledge and experience, she is ideally suited to ensuring the conformity of the products and services provided by Mirus. She can often be found hosting dinner parties and cooking mouth-watering curries.

Spencer Rivett

IT and Facilities Manager

Spencer is our IT and Facilities Manager here at Mirus. He has wide ranging background and brings extensive business knowledge across multiple functional areas. When not making sure everything in the Mirus world is working, Spencer enjoys spending time listening to music and supporting his beloved Norwich City FC.

David Spalding

Sales & Marketing Manager

David is the Sales & Marketing Manager at Mirus, with 35 years’ experience across the commercial aviation sector. In his spare time, having lost too many balls on the golf course, David has decided to keep to the walking element only and loves to spend time walking or cycling around the Norfolk countryside with his family.

Lyndsay Whiteman

Financial Controller

Lyndsay is our Financial Controller and has extensive experience in fund and commercial accounting, in practice and Finance functions across a range of industries. When not managing the Finance department at Mirus, Lyndsay can be found relaxing with a good book or catching up with friends on a rooftop terrace somewhere in Norwich.

Indika Nanayakkara

Head of Design

Indika is our Head of Design who is determined to design innovative, lightweight & ergonomic seat designs to the seating market. He has 15+ years of experience in the aerospace industry. Playing cricket is his passion but most of his time he spends inside the club house.

Titilope Aigoro

Certification Manager

Titilope is our Certification Manager with extensive experience in the aerospace industry. Her role is to lead, plan and ensure timely completion of all airworthiness certification activities, whilst satisfying the customer contract specifications. In her spare time, she is a triathlete and enjoys running, swimming and cycling.

Karl Robinson

Purchasing Manager

Karl is our Purchasing Manager and brings nearly 30 years’ procurement experience from aerospace, defence and automotive. His focus is on ensuring the supply chain is aligned to business needs. Outside work, Karl is Chairman of his local Air Cadet Squadron and loves a long walk in the countryside.

Ryan McCaulay

Talent Acquisition Executive

Ryan is responsible for the talent acquisition here at Mirus and is always on the lookout for the right people to come and join the team. He is originally from the midlands but now champions all things Norfolk. A fan of Manchester United, warm weather and good wine.

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