Charlie Birkett

Charlie Birkett

Head of Materials & Applications at HiETA Technologies Ltd

Charlie Birkett trained at the University of Exeter with a mechanical engineering degree and has since built over 7 years experience in the additive manufacturing sector. He started his career at Renishaw supporting their global AM customer base as an applications engineer before joining HiETA as a key account manager. Now he currently heads up the Materials and Applications team, who are responsible for the development of new and bespoke alloys and qualifying them for production. He and the team push the limits of the AM process by developing new slicing tools and scan strategies to lower the size, cost and improve performance of HiETA’s products.