Meet the Team

Mark Hitchcock

Business Development Manager

Mark represents the TEX ATC business worldwide, with responsibility for managing relationships with clients and key stakeholders on civil and military projects. His role requires frequent travel outside the UK, which allows flexibility to respond to requests for in-person meetings wherever they are needed.

He has a wealth of experience gained from over 25 years in Sales Management, Business Development and Regional Management roles. This includes a successful and challenging position leading a large sales team, based in Jeddah and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.

At the age of 19, Mark qualified as a Radio Operator in the UK Royal Navy Submarine Service and served as a crew member on board several long-since decommissioned diesel-electric submarines.

With a lifelong and active interest in aviation, he has also piloted light aircraft at various airfields in the UK and France.

All enquiries to TEX ATC are welcomed by Mark, with the assurance that they will be dealt with in a prompt, friendly and professional manner.


Damian Lummis

Design Office Manager

Damian is a highly accomplished Design Engineering Manager with over 15 years of experience gained in design and manufacture using 2D and 3D CAD Systems from both AutoCAD and SOLIDWORKS. As the Tex ATC Division Design Office Manager, Damian manages the company Design Team resources to ensure that every project is delivered successfully, on time and cost. He is passionate about designing products and systems that will exceed client expectations.

In his successful career, he has designed and project managed a variety of products; from bespoke to mass production. He has served a variety of clients within several industry sectors including: Military, Nuclear, Telecommunications, Civil Engineering and for the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry.

He has a wide knowledge of Structural Steelwork, Finite Element Analysis, Sheet Metalwork, Machining, Programmable Logic Controllers and Pneumatics and Hydraulics.

Damian holds the following qualifications:

  • National Diploma Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  • Higher National Diploma Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Product Design and Manufacture
  • BCAS Diploma in compressed air management
  • Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate

During his time with Tex ATC Division, Damian has been a key member of the Air Traffic Control and Visual Control Room design teams on: RAF Mildenhall, RAF Coningsby, RNAS Yeovilton and Al Dhafra in UAE and Thumrait in Oman.


Danielle Hele

Project Engineer

Danielle is a highly competent and hardworking Project Engineer with extensive experience and comprehensive understanding of design, production and installation methods within the retail and architectural business sectors.

Responsible for individual project design and implementation, Danielle is highly experienced in all stages of the design process, including concept generation, detailing, fabrication and installation. With a keen eye for detail, she is deadline focused and technically very competent. Possessing the experienced confidence of project ownership from initial client requirement to completion, she has demonstrable expertise in successfully leading teams to deliver high value projects.

Danielle has a First Class Hons (BSC) degree in Product Design from Brunel University.


Nigel Livingstone

Project Manager

Nigel is an accomplished Project Manager and Management Accountant (CIMA) with extensive managerial experience and excellent interpersonal skills. Previously serving in the British Army and reaching the rank of Warrant Officer Class II, he has a depth of experience in management and engineering, with 12 years as an aircraft technician.

This experience enables an ability to work to last minute tight timelines, in high pressure situations, and often with little or no guidance. This background has also nurtured excellent team working skills and he is highly disciplined and self motivated. Keen to achieve or exceed targets he always has an eye on people management. His gravitas, leadership, personal organisation and interpersonal skills mean that the delivery of projects and deadlines is never in any doubt.


Ratee Prasad

Business Development Head, India

Ratee has majored in Political Science and Fashion Designing. She started working with Eurotex International Limited in January 2002 and with Tex Special Projects in January 2009.

She is responsible for:

  • Developing business with the Indian Navy
  • Introducing the products to the public sector Shipyards
  • Coordinating with the Navy and Shipyards
  • Attending meetings, tender openings and price negotiations
  • Overseeing timely and efficient execution of projects in India