Our Team Philosophy

We operate as an extension of your in house team to supplement the expertise you already have and deliver what is required in the most effective way possible.  Typically this will be to add technical resource where there is none, where you are looking for an fresh point of view, or simply to add resource where your existing team is already stretched.
We have an extremely lean business structure ourselves, engaging the expertise and assistance of our trusted network of associates when required.  This allows us to keep our costs low and provide the best possible value to our clients.

Our Founder: Kevin Urquhart

Hello, I am Orion Product Development Founder Kevin Urquhart CEng MIMechE WhSch, a time-served Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Whitworth Scholar with 25 years of successful product development and technical management experience in a number of different industries.  I have a passion for Engineering and problem solving, demonstrated by my deliberately diverse engineering background.

My Experience & Qualifications

  • Apprentice-trained Chartered Mechanical Engineer & Whitworth Scholar
  • 25+ years Industrial Experience
  • 20+ years delivering successful Engineering Projects
  • 20+ years 3D CAD experience
  • Several Awards, Unique Designs and Patent Applications
  • Demonstrable leadership through various senior management appointments
  • Experience in a range of products, processes and industries
  • Hands-on practical ability
I started Orion Product Development Ltd. back in 2007 because I like nothing better than successfully delivering a well-executed project to a happy customer. This is reflected in our operating philosophy, and by our growing portfolio of projects and class leading clients.I personally manage every project at Orion Product Development and actively seek new technical challenges and learning opportunities.I love what I do, and really enjoy working with like-minded people who are passionate about their products and a job well done.
Outside of work I enjoy a range of technical hobbies and interests, such as Astronomy, Photography, Motor Racing, Science Fact and Science Fiction.
Orion Product Development Founder Kevin Urquhart