Meet the engineering team

Darren Saxby - Sales Manager

Darren is the Amplicon Senior Sales Manager. He joined Amplicon in 2000 as a junior sales engineer to promote and sell measurement & control products from the bi-annual Amplicon catalogue.

In 2004 he was promoted to the role of Senior Sales Engineer, to begin his management training whilst taking people responsibility for the first time. After proving himself as a successful team leader he was promoted to Sales Manager.

Throughout his years at Amplicon Darren has been the ‘go to’ choice for the new business units of engineering services, and in the last 18 months has accepted the challenging role of leading the NI team.

Darren has over 20 years’ experience working in the Electronics/IT industry, leaving college with a “Business Information & Technology” qualification and embarking on his sales career with a local electronics company.


Neil Stanyard - Sales Engineer

Neil joined the expanding Amplicon Engineering Services team in November 2012.

Neil has an HNC in Manufacturing & Production Engineering and has many years of experience in the world of sub contract engineering. He has a wide ranging knowledge of UK manufacturing within various industries which gives him an additional strength to the existing team.


Joe Davies - Industrial Computing - Product Specialist

Joe Davies studied Engineering at Aberdeen University and graduated with a BSc Eng. After University he worked in Subsea Engineering as a Project Engineer building, testing and documenting pipeline spools.  

In August 2019 Joe took on the position of Industrial computing Product Specialist, where he is responsible for the design, testing and launch of all new Amplicon industrial computing products.

As part of the Engineering team, Joe is responsible for all computer-based components selection and system layout, working closely with our CAD designer and suppliers to achieve the best results.



Amr Metwaly - Electrical Engineer

Amr Metwaly joined Amplicon in January 2020. Amr studied BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering at the University of Southampton and graduated with First Class Honours, he then started his MSc in Energy & Sustainability with Electrical Power Engineering, where he graduated with a Distinction in 2019.

Professionally, he has gained experience in power generation, cable sizing and protection fields in major companies such as Siemens and PGESCo, where he has worked on.


Bertie Williams - Product Design Intern

Bertie Williams joined Team Amplicon in August 2021 as our Product Design Intern.

Bertie is currently studying Product Design at Bournemouth University, where he is set to graduate in 2023.

Bertie has excellent design skills, particularly in CAD and plays a key role in maintaining the high quality standards Amplicon prides itself on.