Founded in 2011, Proactsis Controls has built up a strong track record in automotive electronic control systems development. Our global client base spans industry-leading vehicle manufacturers, respected engineering consultancies and Tier 1 suppliers.
We specialise in:
- Electronic control units
- On-Board Diagnostics
- Network and diagnostic communications
- Control strategy design
- Software development lifecycle
- Functional safety
We are an experienced and accomplished team of engineers and software developers working from our headquarters in Norwich, England. We are passionate about delivering excellence, and work efficiently and flexibly to create solutions, products and services tailored to our clients’ requirements.
We recognise that vehicle development programmes are complex and may evolve over time. Clients value our responsiveness and ability to troubleshoot and adapt quickly to unforeseen circumstances. Our team’s consolidated experience and expertise enable us to offer high quality services and apply proven best practice methodologies to our work.
Duncan is an experienced and respected engineer, working in the automotive industry since 2003. His experience is centred on the development of automotive engine management systems, with an additional focus on chassis and body control systems. Duncan’s knowledge of on-board diagnostic systems and off-board diagnostic communications, together with the legislative requirements for both diagnostics and worldwide emissions certification provides a highly valuable asset to Proactsis Controls. Duncan has previously worked at Ford Motor Company and Group Lotus and has a first-class Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Nottingham and is a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.
Mike Davies has previously worked with BAE Systems, and spent 9 years at Group Lotus developing powertrain control systems for prototype and production vehicles for Lotus Cars, Lotus Motorsport and Lotus Engineering clients. He joined Proactsis Controls in 2016 and has been responsible for creating diagnostic specifications, supplier selection for Electric/Electronic systems, development of automotive embedded software and technical consultation for client companies. Mike is highly experienced in powertrain control software development, as well as the design, development and verification of CAN-bus communication networks. Mike has a first-class Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Bath and is a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.