Our Team

We are a team of dedicated professionals with a depth of expertise to support our clients through the maze of international compliance in safety critical projects from concept through to delivery.

Our own personal commitment to ongoing training and development ensures we are continually developing our core strengths and experience to provide industry leading consultancy to our clients.


Alastair Walker – Owner/Consultant

Alastair is an engineering consultant with more than 25 years’ experience in developing safety relevant products in the medical, automotive and aviation industries.  He has been a functional safety consultant for many years and has worked on a wide variety of automotive projects to ASIL D.  He has developed and consulted on a variety of medical device products and has extensive knowledge of implementing safe 60601 programmable electrical medical systems (PEMS) architecture and Class C 62304 software.  Alastair has extensive experience of system, hardware and embedded software development.

He is an experienced trainer in automotive and medical device standards and industry requirements.

Alastair has many years’ experience of risk analysis techniques such as fault tree analysis (FTA), failure mode effects and diagnostic coverage analysis (FMEDA) and failure mode effects and analysis (FMEA) and brings techniques from different industries to enable establishment of best practices in a given sector.

He is an active member of the SoQrates Bavarian software initiative community and is an Automotive SPICE® assessor.


Alison Young – Functional Safety Consultant

Alison has worked in the automotive industry for over 15 years and has wide ranging experience of ensuring the functional safety of automotive electronics.  She has expertise in producing all the work products required by ISO 26262, including the capture and management of requirements, preparation of the safety plan and safety case, design reviews, FMEDA and customer facing safety documentation.

Alison has worked at OEM and tier 2 supplier level and has extensive experience in ensuring the functional safety of automotive microcontrollers.  She has been involved in the development of microcontrollers for a variety of applications including powertrain, chassis, gateway / body and vision, targeting ASIL D to ASIL A.


Linda Stein – Marketing Manager

Linda is a sales and marketing professional with almost 20 years’ experience across a variety of industry sectors including Medical, Automotive, Aviation, Information Technology, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Construction, Sport and Education.

Having previously held roles in marketing and corporate communications, as well as in business development and recruitment, in both SMEs and global organisations, Linda brings a wealth of experience to her role at Lorit.

She holds responsibility for overseeing all marketing activities across the business including events management, branding, web and social media activities, training courses, advertising and customer communications.