Rob Armstrong, Expert Services & Training Manager

Dr Rob Armstrong is our Expert Services and Training Manager.

Rob is a highly qualified and competent engineer with a strong background in EMC. In addition to his activities as a Senior Engineer, Rob runs our Expert Services and Training business units at our York office.


Rob has a PhD in Electronics from the University of York which he gained in 2013. Rob also holds a Master’s degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Physics.

On completing his PhD in 2013, Rob joined our Expert Services department full time as an EMC Engineer, having worked part-time on European funded York EMC projects while writing up his PhD.

Rob has worked on projects for customers in rail, automotive and industrial sectors. He has experience of bespoke and novel measurement systems, rail and automotive regulations and standards, EMC management and reverberation chambers including a specialisation in shielding effectiveness techniques.

Rob became a Senior Engineer in 2014 and took on the role of Consultancy and Training Manager in 2015.

As Expert Services Manager, Rob is responsible for the day to day running our internationally and UK focused Expert Services business. He manages our team of highly experienced EMC Engineers in all aspects of EMC management, bespoke testing, research, EMC risk analysis and Training. Activities are mainly in the Rail Environment but also encompasses Nuclear, Industrial, Defence, Automotive, and Research and Development sectors.

Rob is also responsible for our Training business unit and is Course Leader for a number of our courses including our Flagship 5-day Fundamentals of EMC.

Rob is a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET) and is currently working towards both Chartered Engineer status with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and a Diploma with the Institute of Line Managers (ILM).

In his spare time, Rob turns his enthusiasm for engineering and development to tinkering with and substantially modifying classic cars and is the Yorkshire Area representative of the MG Midget and Austin Healey Sprite Club (MASC).

Rob’s LinkedIn profile can be found here.