Dr. Royston Jones is the Global CTO of Altair and Managing Director of Altair’s operation in the United Kingdom & Ireland. For over thirty years, Dr Jones has been involved in the application of CAE methods to produce design innovation. Dr Jones received a BSc., MSc. and PhD in Civil Engineering at University College Swansea. Dr Jones has published over forty technical papers and is a Visiting Professor in Structural Optimization at both the Universities of Swansea & Leeds and in 1996 was directly elected to Fellow at both the Institution of Civil (FICE) and Mechanical (FIMechE) Engineers.