Dr Lynne O'Hare

Dr Lynne O'Hare

Dr Lynne O'Hare

Chief Commercial Officer at the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), University of Strathclyde (May 19 – Present)

Chief Commercial Officer at the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), University of Strathclyde (May 19 – Present)


Lynne joined the AFRC as part of its launch team in 2009, delivering research in superplastic forming to some of the world’s leading aerospace companies. As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer at the AFRC, she went on to deliver full-scale production capabilities within the £60m centre that bring academic-level research to an industrial client base.

In 2014, Lynne moved from the AFRC’s engineering team to a new role focused on business development. In 2016, Lynne took on full responsibility for the commercial business and continues to engage with the world’s leading manufacturing companies, across all sectors, helping to identify engineering solutions for the AFRC team to deliver cutting-edge R&D with real industrial impact.