Simon Farrell

Consultant Engineer

Head Office: Crown House, Bridgewater Close, Network 65, Burnley, BB11 5TE

Tel: 0345 2 577 677

simon@gbbuk.com

Qualifications

  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
  • Operators ‘AI Damage’ crush damage analysis

Experience

Previously employed as a Safety Analyst for TGF Consultants Ltd, Simon is now a motor vehicle examiner within the GBB team.

He has been extensively involved with the crash testing carried out at GBB, including as an occupant in a target car and a driver of a bullet car in rear-end collisions.

Simon was responsible for the data collection and analysis of the crash testing and was involved in the design of the GBB Rear Impact Simulator test rig. He has also carried out research into ‘brake lock-up time’.

Trained in the use of electromagnetic eddy current coating thickness equipment, Simon has conducted locus inspections, vehicle damage examination, occupant movement and accident causation – using this knowledge and expertise to present engineering evidence to the Courts.