Management Team

At Fujikura, we understand that it's each member of our team that makes the difference in the solutions and services we deliver each and every day. It's how we connect to you. Part of this connection is our leadership team, with each member possessing the experience, drive and talent to ensure a premium service to our customers.

  • Roy Higgins

    Deputy Managing Director/Plant & Infrastructure Cables Divisional Manager

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    Roy joined FEL in 1990 after spells in electronics design and consultancy companies. He has worked in various technical, sales and management positions at FEL, culminating in his present role as Deputy Managing Director and Plant & Infrastructure Cables Divisional Manager. Roy is a qualified teacher and Chartered Engineer.

    • Simon Richardson

      Fibre Optic Divisional Manager

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      Simon joined Fujikura Europe in 2000 and has a BSc in Physics and an MSc in Applied Optics. He established the Optical Sales in 2004 which now specialises in Fujikura’s Optical technologies including Medical, Sensors and Telecommunications including Fibre to the Home. Simon has several years Optical Design experience in applications ranging from High Power lasers, Modulators, Lens design, and Telecommunications equipment.

      • Neil Bessant

        Fusion Splicer Divisional Manager

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        Neil joined Fujikura Europe in 1996 with a HND in Electronic and Computer engineering. Prior to becoming the divisional sales manager for Fusion Splicer and Test & Measurement products for Europe, Neil had experience in Marketing, Optical Fibre for Medical & Industrial applications, and Computing & Video technology. Neil is also the manager of our after sales Services; including Engineering, Calibration and Hire department.