Simon leads the BAE Systems’ work on the integration of autonomous and unmanned systems with warship combat systems. In 2016 he led the engineering work of the MAPLE consortium to a successful conclusion at Unmanned Warrior 16. Prior to this, he worked as the Technical Lead for MCM and Above Water research for Dstl’s Martime Collaborative Environment (MarCE). He has worked in the early lifecycle systems engineering, technology and analysis fields for nearly 30 years.
Dr Simon Colby
Chief Technical Authority - Mine Warfare and Unmanned Systems, BAE Systems