Constantinos Franceskides

Forensic Engineer / Ph.D. / London / Bristol

Background

Dr. Franceskides is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer as well as a member of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine.

His experience as a forensic engineer has involved the handling of various claims, from marine, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and property damage, including contamination and escapes of water, as well as reinstatement aspects, including low-value claims to high-value, high-profile, complex matters.

He achieved his MEng in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Liverpool; he then joined Cranfield University and completed an MSc in Forensic Engineering and Science and a Ph.D. in Biomedical and Biomechanical Engineering. He is experienced in Defense and Civilian industries with predominant focus in the marine, health, motorsport, and aerospace industries, where he has carried out component analysis and testing, rig design, build and commissioning studies, as well as being engaged in change management and continuous improvement activities.

He is bilingual in English and Greek and has lived and worked in the Middle East. He is a licensed mariner and experienced in the design and practical aspects of motorsport racing.

Education and Certifications

  • Cranfield Defence and Security, Ph.D.: Cranfield University
  • MSc Forensic Engineering and Science: Cranfield University
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering: University of Liverpool