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Dave Boden - Managing Director

Dave Boden

Dave Boden has overall responsibility for the delivery of all Ascent UKMFTS elements (including committed, uncommitted and future business) and for the successful integration of these programmes across UKMFTS, utilising the most effective value for money solution.  Together with the MoD Project Team Head for UKMFTS and the Director Flying Training for 22 Group they are jointly accountable for the delivery of the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS)
Dave joined Ascent as a Programme Manager in 2008 and was appointed Programmes Director in June 2014. Dave has worked on a number of high profile defence programmes including AirTanker and the Type 45 Destroyer Programme and has over 15 years of programme and risk management experience working for both the Ministry Of Defence and in industry.
Dave is a Chartered Engineer (IET) and an Association of Project Managers Registered Project Professional. He lives with his wife Tracey in Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire.