Ashley’s education spans between the UK and America, where he spent time studying electronics.
His career began in medical instrumentation, where he developed his initial skills and knowledge. Having been with Fibercore since 1984,
Ashley is one of the longest serving team members and has developed his career and knowledge in many of the disciplines that are required to create specialty fibers.
He began developing and productionizing optical devices, developing the technology in readiness for market launch and in the nineties Ashley moved into optical fiber manufacturing and has been instrumental in numerous new fiber designs. In 2004, he took on the demanding role of Production Manager, where he has taken a team through the rigorous training and development programme required to make Fibercore into a world-class manufacturing facility.