Wayne Smith

Wayne Smith

Technical Director

North Thin Ply Technology

Wayne has worked in materials testing and product development at NorthTPT’s Swiss facility since 2012. He has been responsible for projects in motorsport, marine, aerospace and sports equipment.

Prior to his involvement with NTPT, Wayne was involved in the design and construction of composite yachts for 25 years. His experience includes materials development and structural design for the successful America’s Cup yachts of Team New Zealand (1995 and 2000). Wayne also headed up R&D for Southern Spars in New Zealand for four years.

Wayne’s current focus is in the application of ‘thin ply’ materials and processing technology to electrical motor generators.

Speaker sessions:

Innovative Materials for Composite Sporting Equipment: Thin Ply Material Benefits for Sports Applications with a Case Study on TPT Golf at 12:00 on 3rd October 2018