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Mottram, Toby Trevor Fury free

PhD; CEng, FREng

Born Honiton, Devon 12 Feb. 1952; s of Kenneth Mottram and Mary Fury Mottram; m 1st, 1971, Penny Jenkins (marr. diss. 2010); one s two d; 2nd, 2016, Catherine Hendrick

engineer and inventor of robotic milking, rumen telemetry and automated cow fertility management; Founder and Managing Director, eCow Ltd, since 2007; Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Milkalyser Ltd, since 2016


Barony Coll., Dumfries (Agricl Apprenticeship 1975); Open Univ. (BA Hons 1st Cl. Agric. and Engrg 1986; BSc Software Develt and eCommerce 2014); Silsoe Coll., Cranfield Inst. of Technol. (MSc Agricl Machinery Engrg 1987; PhD Automation of Milking 1992). CEng 1993; FIAgrE 2015


Proj. Leader (Sen. Scientist), 1989–98, Proj. Leader (Principal Scientist), Bio-Engrg Div., 1998–2005, Silsoe Res. Inst.; Prog. Manager for Condition Based Monitoring, 2005–07, Tech. Authority, Scottish Enterprise, 2007–09, ITITechmedia Ltd; Coordinator, Agricl Greenhouse Gas R&D projects, DEFRA, 2010–13; Douglas Bomford Trust Prof. in Farm Mechanisation, RAU, Cirencester, 2012–17. BBSRC/RSE Enterprise Fellow, 2015–16. Member: British Soc. of Animal Sci.; Royal Assoc. of British Dairy Farmers. FREng 2016


(contrib.) Quantitative Aspects of Ruminant Digestion and Metabolism, 2nd edn 2005; over 50 articles in jls


walking the pilgrim routes of Europe, sailing, following Exeter Chiefs


c/o Milkalyser Ltd, Science Park Centre, Babbage Way, Clyst Honiton, Exeter EX5 2FN


Lympstone Sailing (Exmouth)