Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

Staff Profile

Peter Bowes

Technical Manager - Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE)


Roles and Responsibilities

This senior University role in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE) was created with the aim of building a comprehensive, robust and sustainable support model, encompassing both facilities and a team of around 160 skilled technicians in a highly diverse set of disciplines. 


BSc(Hons), First Class, Mechanical Engineering, 1986

Previous Positions

Projects Engineer and Deputy Chief Engineer, Shapland and Petter Ltd, Barnstaple - specialist door manufacturer
Technical Director Alpha Process Controls International Ltd (part of GT Group) based in NE England
Sales, Marketing and Technical Support for ESK Ceramics, then part of the Munich based Wacker Group
Business Development Manager, University of Sunderland
Project Manager, Bideford Regeneration Inititative
Special Projects Manager, Knowledge House Central, incl liaison with ONE NorthEast
Head of Technical Team and Facilities Manager for the School of Marine Science and Technology


Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE)

Honours and Awards

ICI Science and Engineering Award 1986
Frederick Barnes Waldron Prize 1986
IMechE Best Student Prize 1986


Fluent German (bilingual) incl technical aspects
some French
Willing to try anything given a phrasebook!

Informal Interests

Cooking - some legendary curries!
Most things mechanical!