Neil Simpson has Honours Bachelor of Engineering in Energy from
Napier in Edinburgh. He joined Laidlaw Drew in the Development
Department and in the early 90's developed oxy burners including oxy oil.
Joined BOC in Maumee OH as part of CGM Development team. BOC
GMIC representative and Chair of Energy Efficiency committee. Ticket
"Home" was through Eclipse as Glass Industry Manager before
rejoining BOC in UK responsible for Glass, Metals and Cement
Three years ago Geoff Evans convinced Neil if he wanted to be an Independent Consultant best to do it early 50's. Over 20 published patent applications Neil is Chartered Engineer, Member of Energy Institute and Member of Institute Refractory. Neil is a Fellow of The Society of Glass Technology. Until recently was Chairman of Board of Fellows and Chaired the SGT Melting Technical Committee which organises annual seminars under the title "Furnace Solutions".
- 2013 Received the Linde Gas Innovation Award for a combustion technology
- 2017 Received BG Glass Focus Innovation Award for work with Encirc & Land