Our People

Garry Lofthouse

Project Director

A graduate of Instrumentation from Teesside University, Garry has spearheaded the Applied family growth. After completing a four-year ICI apprenticeship as an instrument technician, Teesside-born Garry joined industrial automation specialist ASR Technology, rising to engineering manager during a 12-year stay before becoming a co-founder of Applied Integration in 2005. The company’s strategist, Garry’s vision has propelled Applied Integration into a £4 million operation in 2016, before expanding into the science and emerging technologies arena with Applied Scientific Technologies.

Lee Raywood

Technical Director

A graduate from Teesside University with a degree in Chemical Engineering, Lee is Technical Director and Technical Software Lead for complex control systems within the Applied family, Lee was co-founder of sister company, Applied Integration, in 2005. He began his career as a multi-skilled apprentice of IMS Lycrete. Whilst working for a large multi-national controls and electronics company, he then gained experience in both sales and root cause technical trouble-shooting of automation, instrumentation and drive systems. Lee then set up his own company manufacturing small control systems for the process markets before joining ASR Technology as automation control director. Lee then joined the Applied Integration board.