UKDSC Blog

  • UKDSC CEO’s June Reflections

    5 July 2018

    As well as “celebrating” yet another birthday during the course of June, there was also some other good news to reflect upon during the month.  Firstly, the UKDSC received an extension to our existing funding…

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  • UKDSC CEO’s May Reflections

    4 June 2018

    During the course of May we have continued to strengthen the UKDSC organisation with two new permanent employees joining the team.  Samira Braund was appointed as Executive Director, Operations whilst Daniel Cole has taken on…

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  • UKDSC CEO’s April Reflections

    4 May 2018

    From an overarching policy perspective, work continues on the Defence Sector Deal with a view to building a compelling case for the UK Defence community.   UKDSC has a pivotal role to play in this strategic…

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  • UKDSC Employee completes London Marathon

    4 May 2018

    On Sunday 22 April, Steve Walker, Head of Strategic Capability, took on the challenge of the infamous London Marathon. Despite temperatures reaching over 24 degrees, in a record breaking hottest London Marathon to date, Steve…

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  • Celebrating our CEO’s 100th Day!

    12 April 2018

    I’ve hit my 100th day as CEO UKDSC! How time flies as they say, which has most definitely been the case during my initial three months at the UKDSC. A major highlight in the month…

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  • UKDSC’s Cobham Graduate Reflects On Her Secondment

    9 April 2018

    Stephanie Carter, Market Intelligence Lead, has spent six months with the UKDSC on secondment from Cobham as part of her final graduate placement. Stephanie departed the UKDSC on 06 April to return to her first…

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  • UKDSC’s QinetiQ Secondee Reflects On His Secondment

    3 April 2018

    Jonathan Brown, Market Intelligence Analyst, joined the UKDSC in October 2017 for a six month secondment from QinetiQ during his graduate scheme. Jonathan is now departing the UKDSC to return to QinetiQ and shares his…

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  • Rob Gathergood, Requirements and Market Intelligence Analyst

    29 June 2017

    As I come to the end of my time here with UKDSC working in the Market Intelligence Cell, I reflect on my 6 month secondment away from my host company Raytheon UK. In my role…

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  • Will Dean, Research Assistant

    31 March 2017

    March has seen the usual high tempo of activities at UKDSC. Working front of house means that I benefit from meeting all of our visitors, which allows me to regularly engage with the DGP founders,…

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  • Secondee Blog: Simon Drinkall, Head of Strategy

    25 January 2017

    Just over a year ago, I started a secondment working for the UK Defence Solutions Centre (UKDSC) at Farnborough and its hard believe we are already in 2017! During the first half of last year,…

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