Dave Savage

Business Development Manager

Dave is Business Development Manager across the KDC Group, consisting of KDC Projects, ATL Europe, and KDC Resource, promoting our aerospace, defence, and space engineering solutions.


Dave began his career as an Apprentice Aircraft Technician with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) in the British Army, subsequently rising through the ranks and serving 23 years in support of Army Aviation in the UK and overseas.

Since then, he has held various roles of increasing responsibility, including Project Manager at QinetiQ, Engineering Team Manager, Business Development Manager and Head of Program Lifecycle Management at Meggitt Avionics, and Electronics Engineering Manager for the Software, Electronics and Control Centre of Excellence within the Industrial Sector of Eaton.

Most recently, he was Engineering Director for Westwind, then promoted to UK Engineering Director, Celera Motion, covering the UK based precision motion divisions of Novanta Inc.

He joined the KDC Group in August 2023.

He holds a BEng(Hons) in Aerospace Engineering from Kingston University.


To find out more about Dave, visit his LinkedIn profile, or contact him using the details below.


+44 (0)1202 596 097


News by Dave Savage

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