Career History

Find below Mr Lumley’s career history at a glance.

Further down there are also briefings of the work Mr Lumley performs as an independent expert witness and as a consulting engineer at Manderstam International Group.

Manderstam International Group, London (MIGL) – Consulting Engineers

1988 – present
Technical Director and Commercial Manager

1981 – 1984
Project Engineer
Head of the Engineering Design Group of industrial and design engineers providing support services for engineering in the manufacturing and process industries. Group provides problem solving ‘think tank’ to overcome production and cost bottlenecks and detailed design and specification of production equipment.

Specialisation in flexible manufacturing techniques, ‘Just-in-Time’ work in progress, computer aided design, production machinery design and tooling, Quality Control and Assurance requirements to ISO 9001/2.

29 years experience of project management, mechanical and process design and engineering in the oil/gas, petrochemical, and power industries with the Manderstam Group of Consulting Engineers in Qatar and London offices as senior engineer, project engineer, project manager and then project director of UK office. Responsible for all front end process and mechanical design and the supervision of engineers and draughtsmen. Experience includes mechanical equipment, valve and piping design, and material specifications, procurement, site supervision of installation in oil/gas production and separation units, LNG/LPG/NGL plants, storage and loading facilities and power stations.

1979 – 1981
APV Company Limited, West Sussex
(Manufacturers of large air cooled heat exchangers, aluminium extrusions and alloy steel and stainless steel fabrication sheet metal products for the oil and gas, food and power industries).

Production Engineering Manager responsible for a team of three engineers and 15 craftsmen. Responsibilities included the design, specification and purchase of all new machine tools -design and manufacture of jigs tools and fixtures (welding, press tools, extrusion dies and cold rolling).

1976 – 1979
UK Ministry of Defence – Royal Ordnance Factory, Leeds (Military Vehicle Production)
Manager CAD/CAM machine tool section, responsible for production programming and IT support for all automated machine tools for machining armoured steel (high nickel alloy steels) and armoured aluminium.

Member of British Standards Institute (BSI) committee on CAD/CAM machine tools.

1975 – 1976
UK Ministry of Defence – Military Vehicles Engineering Establishment, Chertsey, Surrey
Project Engineer on the research, design and development of the Challenger Main Battle Tank. Work included work on Rolls-Royce diesel engines, cooling systems and fuel systems.

1971 – 1975
UK Ministry of Defence – Graduate Apprentice
Initial training and experience as graduate apprentice with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) after winning MOD university scholarship. Work in welding and machining armoured steels and armoured aluminium.

Expert Witness

The work Mr Lumley performs as an independent expert witness includes detailed audits, assessments, evaluations & feasibility studies and preparing & presenting arguments.

Mr Peter Lumley has successfully stood witness and advised on strategy in extremely complex cases. He has completed work for companies world-wide and his trial-proven expertise is greatly sought after.

Go to the expert witness page for more details.

Manderstam International Group

Mr Lumley is Technical Director at the Manderstam International Group of industrial and process engineers. They supply support services for engineering in the process and metallurgical industries.

The Group provides a problem solving “think tank” to help the clients overcome production and cost bottlenecks, and detailed design and specification of equipment particularly in the oil and gas industries.