Dr Darryl Newborough, Technical Director

Dr Darryl Newborough

Technical Director


Appointed in 2015, Darryl is the Technical Director at Sonardyne. Although new to the Board, Darryl’s career with Sonardyne began in 2002 as a development engineer, after completing his Ph.D at Loughborough University in 2002.


Sonardyne’s fifth generation product family which helped redefine the way in which many subsea operations are carried out today. This work subsequently paved the way for our current sixth generation (6G) platform which won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation in 2014.

During his time with Sonardyne, Darryl has held a variety of senior engineering leadership positions leading up to his appointment as Director of Subsea Development in 2010. Throughout this time, he has been instrumental in maintaining Sonardyne’s enviable reputation for innovation and performance, a reputation that now extends far beyond acoustic navigation into inertial, optical and sonar technologies.

Darryl holds a number of patents, a Ph.D, is a Bachelor of Engineering, is a Chartered Engineer, a Member of the Institute of Engineering Technology and Institute of Directors.