Paul Shepherd (29) has been appointed Advanced Engineering Manager at Concentric Pumps Ltd, a division of Concentric plc, the Birmingham-based manufacturer of pumps for diesel engines.
Paul comes to Concentric after five years as a design engineer with Cosworth Cars, where he was part of a team responsible for developing engines for motorbike and sports car racing. In his new role he will bring advanced engineering techniques and thinking to the design of Concentric's range of oil, fuel and water pumps for diesel engines. Paul gained specialist expertise in this field with his first design engineering job at Perkins, where he spent four years.
A graduate in engineering from UMIST in Manchester, Paul grew up in Tamworth where he attended Torc High School. He is married and his hobbies include a wide range of sports. Concentric plc is a major supplier to the world's, truck and construction equipment industries with plants in the UK, USA and India. The group manufactures oil, fuel and water pumps for diesel engines, as well as lubrication pumps for transmissions and compressors.