Ian McEnteggart has a physics degree from Birmingham University and works for Instron in the UK as Composites Market Manager. Over a 41-year career, at Instron, he has been responsible for developing electronic controllers, software and transducers, including video extensometers and DIC systems, for material testing applications. He has published several articles on materials testing technology. In the field of composites, he is active in the development of international standards for materials testing and is chair of the BSI PRI/42 composites standards committee. He manages Instron’s range of testing fixtures, software and systems for composite testing and provides technical support for electromechanical testing system sales in Europe.