First established in 1947, Chelton defined the avionics industry with a number of world firsts

From novel static discharger designs, radio silent tuneable antennas through to the first airborne LTE mission critical public safety radio. For over 70 years Chelton has continuing its founders’ principles, to overcome immensely complex communication challenges and deliver failsafe, pioneering technology to some of the world’s most formidable militaries and public safety agencies. 

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A rich history

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Meet the Team

Jason Abbott


Neil Tomlinson

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Dyf Morgan

Vice President of Engineering

James Burke

Vice President of Operations

Tracy Jones

Vice President of Finance

Luca Pelazzo

Luca Pelazzo

Business Unit Manager, Antennas

Luca joined Chelton in 2012, and has worked in a number of positions across the company including project management, product management and most recently in Sales for Leonardo, Italy, Spain, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Luca has a BSc in Chemistry from Imperial College London and an MBA from Imperial College Business School.

Daniel Goodliffe

Daniel Goodliffe

Business Unit Manager, Land

Daniel joined Chelton in 2005 and has progressed to undertake a wide range of roles across various parts of the business. Daniel has held roles in Project and Programme Management, Operations, Contracts & Commercial, Inside Sales and most recently as Product Manager for our portfolio of Land product lines. Daniel has a Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering.

David Collins

Business Unit Manager, Avionics

David joined Chelton as the Programme Director for the Emergency Services Mobile Communication Programme contracted by the UK Home Office. Prior to this, David has over a decade of experience in successfully delivering major system engineering programmes into the Ministry of Defence as well as international aerospace customers. David has a Master’s degree in Metallurgy and Material Engineering and is a member of the Association of Project Management, Chartered Management Institute and Institute of Engineering and Technology.