Dr Farrukh Makhdum is a valued engineer with over 15 years of practical and academic experience. Dr Makhdum has a passion for Manufacturing, R&D, and Product Design. He has written extensively on these subjects and is keen that this knowledge should be shared with as many people as possible. This includes working with local communities, in a bid to engage with people who face barriers in their lives and help them to achieve their ambitions.

Dr Makhdum is the creator and his exceptional experience is the driving force for C-VAP. C-VAP is about educating people in the local community with the fundamentals of manufacturing, product design and the basics of product development. It is a ground-breaking solution to meet the needs of the future workforce and fill the ever-growing skills gap in this sector.