Alan Cucknell's job consists of finding new and innovative ways to make their clients' products stand out from the crowd. Alan's company works with clients on their business and technical challenges. He has worked on a wide range of products including designing lingerie, cars, swimsuits and even nappies. In one project, his team designed a swimsuit worn by world record-breaking swimmers. Alan says, "Maths and science A-levels were great preparation for my engineering degree. Design technology allowed me to creatively apply much of what I learnt in maths and physics. It kind of linked it all together.''