MPE Limited
Hammond Road,
Knowsley Industrial Park, Liverpool
L33 7UL
T: +44 (0)151 632 9100
F: +44 (0)151 632 9112

Engineering Team

James Derby BEng (Hons) – Technical Director

James is a graduate of Liverpool University with a first-class Honours degree (BEng) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and is also a Member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (MIET) and Chartered Engineer of the Engineering Council (CEng). James also holds ENBIS Six Sigma Green & Black Belts and PRINCE2 project management certifications. Prior to MPE, James has a history of senior technical and project management positions within the energy and power sector and away from MPE his interests include studying military history and cross-country running.

Dave Rimmer BEng (Hons) – Design Engineer

MPE_13_2_2013_088On joining MPE in 2003, Dave’s primary focus was the design of a HEMP filter range capable of meeting all requirements of MIL-STD-188-125.  Subsequent to this, Dave has been involved as lead engineer on various other filter ranges within the MPE portfolio including many custom installation designs and EMC test and verification work. Dave is currently responsible for all new areas of HEMP filter development, including circuit simulation using modelling software and close collaboration working with pulse current injection (PCI) test houses.

John Lindsay MPhys (Hons) – Design Engineer


John graduated from the University of Liverpool with a Master of Physics degree. His studies included a dissertation on spectroscopic investigations into nuclear rotational level schemes. John’s role with MPE spans many engineering tasks but primarily, he is responsible for designing technical solutions in response to customer requests, research and development testing of new prototype models and the continuous design improvement of the current MPE product portfolio.

Dave Glazebrook – Mechanical Design Engineer

MPE_13_2_2013_064Originally working on custom electric vehicle and military vehicle design, David has over 35 years’ experience within mechanical design and manufacturing. For the past 25 years, David has worked within filter design, ranging from individual feedthrough design through to multimillion pound turnkey custom filter installations. In addition to his vast experience of custom filter design, David also has a deep and practical understanding of the deployment of filter products into project applications. Away from MPE, David is a keen golfer, and can often be seen in the rough, on any given weekend.