Graduated from the University of Bradford, Kristian Goode started his career in Rolls Royce in 1996 on a Graduate Training Programme.
From 1998 to 2008 he held several positions in the company such as Development Engineering, Flight Test Engineer in Toulouse on the A340 and Project Development Engineer for the Trent 1000.
Kristian Goode is appointed Chief Service Engineer RB211 in 2008 and then became Chief Lifecycle Engineer Trent 1000 from 2010 to 2012.
In 2012, Kristian Goode held the engineering functional position of Head of Engineering for Services in the Rolls-Royce Energy division until 2014. He returned back into Civil aerospace as Chief Engineer on the Trent 500 and Trent 900 and then the Trent 800 and RB211 until joining EPI as Technical Director and head of the EPI Design Organisation.
Graduated from Aston University in Birmingham, John Leathers holds a BSc Hons in Managerial and Administrative Studies with Law. He started his career in Rolls-Royce PLC in 1984 and seconded to Turbo-Union Ltd in 1988.
Two years later, John Leathers joined MTU Aero Engines.
In 2000, he became Director of Military Contract Management, negotiating some of the major contracts such as The Engine Agreement (including Exhibit K) and the Collaboration Agreement for the TP400 Engine.
EuroProp International TP400-D6 engines has achieved more than 100,000 engine operating hours, a milestone reached through the delivery of 46 Airbus A400M owned by France, Germany, Great Britain, Malaysia, Spain and Turkey.
Entered in service in 2013, the TP400-D6 engine fleet have currently delivered more than 210 engines to Airbus and to his operators.
Developed to operate in the harshest environments, the TP400-D6 engine is the most powerful engine in production.