Meet the engineering team
Darren Saxby - Senior 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 2021 accepted the challenging role of leading the NI team.
Amr Metwaly - Electrical Engineer
Amr Metwaly joined Amplicon in January 2020 to take the role of Electrical Engineer.
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.
Amr has gained experience in power generation, cable sizing and protection fields in major companies such as Siemens and PGESCo, where he has worked on a vast number of projects including commissioning of low voltage motors and pumps, executing the insulation Megger tests on cables and performing loop test for PE conductors.
Cameron Munson - Application Engineer
Cameron Munson joined team Amplicon as their Mechanical Engineering Apprentice in October 2016 after leaving school with good grade GCSEs. After school, Cameron combined college with his apprenticeship where he learned from the skilled Amplicon engineering team about how mechanical engineering works in practice. Cameron holds an NVQ qualification and in 2009 successfully gained his BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Mechanical engineering.
In September 2021, Cameron took on the position of Application Engineer. He is responsible for providing technical and practical advice relating to specifications, applications and product management to the Amplicon engineering departments and customers. Cameron works closely with customers to understand their requirements, identify engineering/build problems and ensure solutions are implemented.
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.
Jamie Thomson - Product Design Intern
Jamie Thomson joined Team Amplicon in July 2023 as the new Product Design Intern. Jamie is currently studying BSc Product Design at Bournemouth University and is set to graduate in 2025.
Jamie is keen to develop his CAD skills and take projects from start to finish in the design process. He believes the experience and the high level of detail Amplicon achieves will prepare him for his final year and for future jobs in the design sector.
In his spare time, Jamie enjoys playing football, outdoor activities and socialising with friends.