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About ART

Stuart J. Hobday

  • BEng (Hons) MIET
  • Managing Director

Stuart J. Hobday graduated from Bournemouth University, in 1999 with a BEng (Hons) in Microelectronics and Computing. He has worked for Applied Relay Testing since leaving University, specialising in microprocessors, VLSI and software design and became a Director in August 2013.

David Palmer

  • BSc (Hons) MIET
  • Technical Director

David Palmer graduated from University College London in 1985 with a BSc (Hons) in Electronic Engineering. He worked in the Advanced Telecommunications department at the STC research laboratories in Harlow designing second generation digital phones (CT2) and subsequently moved to Dorset to work at  Deltest Systems Ltd on Automated Test Equipment design. In 1992 he joined Applied Relay Testing Ltd where he has been involved in the hardware design of relay and connector test equipment and became a Director in 2008.

Brian Frost

  • BSc (Hons) MIET
  • Founder of Applied Relay Testing Ltd

Brian Frost graduated from the University College of North Wales, Bangor, in 1974 with a BSc (Hons) in Electronic Engineering. After 18 years developing hardware and software techniques for high-speed production manufacturing and test systems with ITT (now AVX), he founded Applied Relay Testing in 1992. He is the author of various articles on low-level analogue design.

David Foster

  • FInstIB, DipBEx
  • Commercial Manager

David Foster’s background includes banking, industrial finance, sales and manufacturing. David brought a wealth of experience with a broad range of organisations to Applied Relay Testing Ltd when he joined in 2013.

Matt Holland

  • MEng (Hons)
  • Senior Software Engineer

Matt graduated from Southampton University in 2002 with an MEng(Hons) in Electronics and Computer systems and joined Applied Relay Testing in 2016. Prior to this Matt has worked in a wide variety of sectors including oil and Gas, mobile communications, public safety/blue light and financial services. Over these 14 years Matt gained a wealth of experience in the latest technologies and software development techniques.

Algert Hotova

  • MEng
  • Electronic Engineer

Algert graduated from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Italy, in 2006 with an MEng in Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications. He has been working as a Test Engineer for CT Production Ltd in Poole for 5 years and later in the inspection/QA of Electronics Technicians Ltd. He joined Applied Relay Testing in 2015.

Jenny Goss

  • Admin/Sales coordinator

Trained via Kent Health Authority and Grant Thornton Accountants. Worked with Applied Relay Testing since 2004.