Sir Noel Davies (Talbot ‘44)

Sir Noel’s career began with an engineering apprenticeship with Austin at Longbridge; from there he won a Technical State Scholarship to Imperial College and studied Mechanical Engineering. He joined Vickers, the shipbuilders, and became their Chief Engineer for the construction of the first British nuclear submarine propulsion plant at the age of 29. He worked for Vickers for forty years, rising to be Company Chief Executive in 1989, leading the team building the Trident nuclear submarines. He was President of the Engineering Employers Federation in its centenary year, 1998. He is now retired.

5th October 2012  Back to Where are they now?