After three successful years as Managing Director of Ascent Flight Training, Paul Livingston is now embarking on his next role with Lockheed Martin UK Integrated Systems as Vice President & Group Managing Director and leaves Ascent in the capable hands of Dave Boden who has now taken over as our new Managing Director.
Dave has been appointed by Lockheed Martin and the Ascent Shareholders to oversee the Ascent business and ensure the continued successful delivery of the UKMFTS programme alongside the MOD. He has overall responsibility for the delivery of all Ascent UKMFTS elements (including committed, uncommitted and future business) and for the successful integration of these programmes across UKMFTS.
Dave joined Ascent as a Programme Manager in 2008 and was appointed Programmes Director in June 2014. Previously he worked on a number of high profile defence programmes including AirTanker and the Type 45 Destroyer Programme and has over 15 years of programme and risk management experience working for both the Ministry Of Defence and in Industry.
Dave is a Chartered Engineer (IET) and an Association of Project Managers Registered Project Professional.