Our Management Team
Meet our precision pioneers…
Julian Dudley-Smith, Managing Director
Since taking the helm at Fluenta, leading international business director Julian has strengthened the organisation’s position as the predominant pioneer in the sector
Julian has cultivated an unrivalled global team dedicated to solving the most extreme gas flaring measurement requirements.
As a result, Fluenta offers truly global support to its customers and has broken new ground in measurement techniques for high and low gas attenuation applications, recently developing and launching products with a wider temperature range than anything available in the market.
Roy Knaggs, Chief Technical Officer
Originally from Zimbabwe, Roy spent his early career in management in the telecoms sector there.
After moving to the UK, he undertook a M.Eng degree at the University of Bath. Notable successes include designing several products for a global automotive robotic test equipment supplier which are now routinely used by all major automotive OEMs and test houses.
This then led on to leading Electrical, Electronics and Embedded Fimware teams for several years, transforming the processes and operations within the wider engineering team
Roy will be supporting, and growing, the world-class technical and product engineering capabilities of Fluenta’s design and development teams
David Patching , Marketing Director
Bringing 30 years of marketing experience, David has built and enhanced global marketing teams for an impressive range of technology brands through his career.
Tasked with positioning Fluenta for the next stage of growth, his team are passionate about the customer experience, placing marketing at the heart of all commercial activities.
Fluenta is poised ready to serve existing customers and markets, whilst fully embracing the opportunities and challenges that increasing regulation and the move towards a global carbon economy presents from both a regulatory and an efficiency standpoint.
Radek Kurkowski, Sales Director, EMEA
EMEA sales director, Radek has a unique combination of technical and market experience. This means he is the perfect bridge between our customer needs, our marketing, and our research and development departments.
Equally, his in-depth understanding of sector and customer requirements drives our pioneering efforts to uncover and resolve unmet industry requirements.
Furthermore, whilst establishing the Dubai office, Radek increased partnerships and relationships with local specialists in order to further enhance our support, dedication and expertise within the EMEA region.
Shamsool Yahaya, Sales Director, APAC
Shamsool brings 32 years of experience with major international Oil & Gas companies to his role. His expertise spans supply chain management, operations, and business development, and he deftly applies these skills to spearhead Fluenta’s multi-pronged sales strategies in the APAC region.
Sam is tasked with expanding Fluenta’s market share and brand awareness in the APAC region while adapting to evolving regulatory landscapes in flare gas industries and exceeding high customer demands and expectations.
To that end, Shamsool and his team are diligently forming strategic alliances with regional and local partners, ensuring that Fluenta offers unrivalled quality and continuous support services to customers throughout the region.
Graham Davies, Quality Director
Graham brings a unique perspective and experience spanning over 30 years in electronics manufacturing, including technical engineering and quality assurance.
Graham drives Fluenta’s Quality Management with a particular focus on customer requirements, optimising internal processes, and championing continuous improvement to support staff missions. Graham also oversees Fluenta’s certification programme to ensure the company’s product line continues to meet deployment requirements in hazardous locations.
Graham’s unique background allows him to roll out and maintain critical quality processes to maintain Fluenta’s exceptional flare gas measurement solutions.
Joshua Kable, Finance Director
Joshua is a highly accomplished Finance Director at Fluenta, renowned for his strategic financial management and exceptional results. With almost 20 years of experience, he has led cross-functional teams and implemented innovative financial strategies.
His expertise in financial analysis and market trends has guided senior management in making informed decisions, enabling Fluenta’s sustainable growth.
Joshua’s prior positions in renowned multinational corporations showcased his outstanding performance and contributions. He is goal-oriented, aligning comprehensive financial strategies with Fluenta’s long-term vision.
Joshua actively supports financial literacy programmes, and his exceptional financial acumen and leadership make him a trusted advisor and invaluable asset to Fluenta.
Pola Szolka, Operations Director
Our engineering excellence is made possible through the development of our own internal streamlined solutions. In her time at Fluenta, Pola has pioneered the automation of our internal operation processes which supports and empowers our global teams in a number of ways.
For example, our sales teams can quickly source specialist materials for bespoke installations, while our operations teams can prioritise customer demands – such as meter calibrations and witnessed FAT testing carried out by our expert service engineers.
Owen Hancock, Test and Reliability Manager & HSE Director
Having worked for several multinational organisations, Owen brings over 20 years’ experience in test and measurement technologies.
As well as leading the charge of health & safety, and environmental initiatives within the business, Owen’s focus on product testing and reliability ensures ongoing compliance to the international standards our customers require.
Owen’s vital contribution establishes the fundamental platform our innovation is built upon.
Fluenta prides itself on being a fantastic place to work, with a vibrant atmosphere and providing our people with the opportunity to learn, grow and innovate in a supportive environment.
We are regularly looking for new talent in a wide range of different disciplines including engineering, sales, marketing, operations, service and support. We offer a competitive remuneration package with the opportunity to progress your career quickly and the chance to grow and learn in a supportive environment.
See a list of current vacancies and apply for a role on our Careers page.