Pete Burgess

Guest Trainer


Pete started his career as an Engineering Apprentice within the British Army, rapidly promoted to Corporal and deployed to Kosovo during the Balkans conflict as well as multiple peace-time training activities across the globe. Beginning his career this way has given him an excellent insight into the needs of the user within the Defence industry as well as the ability to adapt to many different environments. From here, he worked with way up through different Engineering roles, to a Team Lead and Engineering Manager within Boeing Defence UK. This role provided him with the opportunity to teach and mentor all technical and programme staff to have an understanding and appreciation of how Systems Engineering can enhance their own roles and projects, delivering training and mentoring across the entire UK business as well as their customers. Pete is now working as a Principal Consultant, continuing to deliver to customers and as well as develop his own skillset.

  • Pete has been a member of the IET since 2011 as well as having a wide range of professional qualifications gained through his international experiences.