Senior AdvisorLondon Aerospace & Defense
Partnerships and Joint Ventures are key in delivering sustainable overseas military sales, including meeting local content and offset aspirations.
Barry is a hands-on expert in defense-related joint ventures (JVs) and partnerships, globally. He has created and operationalized defense technology JVs, as well as JVs to deploy specific products (e.g. air defence systems) to local clients and international collaborative partnerships.
Barry has deep expertise in practical JV creation for overseas defense sales and offsets. He combines transactional experience with the practical hands-on knowledge gained from operating JVs and partnerships in Europe, the Middle East and the United States.
Barry commanded the 16th Regiment Royal Artillery on operations in Iraq and Afghanistan bringing into service an integrated counter rocket, artillery and mortar system.
Barry’s extensive experience includes, but is not limited to, integrated defense systems, air defense, missile, targeting and detection technology partnerships, in land-based and naval client environments. Barry is a leading expert globally in (counter) UAV technology and partnerships and has advised high profile clients, including the UK Government on counter drone strategy for critical national infrastructure.
Barry speaks fluent French and is a graduate of the British Army Staff College and Manchester Business School. He is a Colonel Commandant of the Royal Regiment of Artillery.
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