Barry James

Barry James

Chief Technical Officer, Head of R&D - Romax


After graduating from Clare College, Cambridge, Barry joined Ricardo in 1992 as a design analyst. He first joined Romax in 1995 and has enjoyed a wide ranging and interesting career during the time in which the company's size and turnover has increased over 40 fold. Highlights have included commercialising Romax's transmission design and analysis software in all areas of the world, setting up Romax's transmission design capability, leading design projects for passenger car, truck and wind turbine gearboxes and leading Romax into hybrid and electric vehicle engineering. He is currently Chief Technical Officer and leads the R&D team.