Who We Are
Chris Swires is the Founder and Managing Director of Swires Research as well as Chairman of Broadband Training Ltd. Chris trained as a student apprentice with Thorn Electrical Industries and became engineer in charge of the wired television development laboratory in 1965, specialising in transistor repeater amplifiers.
He joined Teleng Ltd in 1970, where he was appointed Laboratory Manager and subsequently left to form Swires Research in 1976. Chris has lectured regularly on cable TV subjects and is the author of many technical papers. He is also a member of the IBC Papers’ Selection Committee.
Philip is a highly qualified professional Technical sales engineer, with over 25 years of experience in technical support, account management and also providing training and consultancy in the electronics industry especially in the video sector.
Philip is the training and marketing manager for Broadband Training the training division of the SCTE.