Introduction

Ken Newson is a time-served apprentice clock maker and qualified engineer. He has lengthy post-qualification experience of working with world-class organisations – Rolls Royce Gas Turbines, Rover Gas Turbines, Honeywell in Turbines and Fluidics (in the UK and USA) and as a Director of his own company Remek Fluidics.

He retired following a stroke in December 1999. He has occupied himself since that time in:

  • Setting up a support group, Success After Stroke, now a registered charity in its own right.
  • Setting up a registered charity, The Bridge Project, Sudbury, for the education of vulnerable adults.
  • Engineering projects and developments – eg; building a racing car in first principle which he drove in Le Mans 2005 in the parade of Lotus Legends, and designing and building a pure water clock which is on public exhibition in Sudbury Suffolk.