Bernard is an Engineering Consultant, working with clients around the world, operating mainly in the automotive industry sector. He works in a range of technology areas including internal combustion engine design, development and application; automotive electronics and technical considerations in the detailed areas of noise and vibration, both powertrain and complete vehicle, instrumentation, measurement and control and CAE technical development and implementation policy. He is an advocate of modern systems engineering and mathematical modelling. He is professionally active with various technical societies, including the IMechE and SAE. A Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Institution of Engineering and Technology and was elected a Fellow of SAE in 1997 and he currently serves as an SAE Director. He is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in the Principles of Engineering Design at the University of Sussex. He has written numerous papers on noise and vibration, engine control and related matters.