AVA Consulting Ltd was founded by Roanan Ellis and Richard Crompton in January 2014. Drawing on 40 years combined experience of powertrain and vehicle NVH testing and development and problem solving, we offer a wide range of noise and vibration test, development and consultancy services to the automotive industry and beyond.

Richard Crompton



Richard has a degree from University of Sheffield in Mechanical Engineering, and for the last 20 years has worked as a noise and vibration engineer for several consultancy, Tier 1, and OEM manufacturing companies within the aerospace and automotive engineering sectors.


Over the last 8 years, he has worked as a contract supplier of engineering support services to leading automotive manufacturers and consultants including, Ricardo Vehicle Engineering, Jaguar Land Rover,  Lotus Engineering, and Magna Steyr (China)


He has experience in a wide range of automotive NVH development topics including:-


Turbocharger and Air Handling Noise

Powertrain Radiated Noise (Diesel and Petrol)

Acoustic Trim Package / SEA

Road Noise

Brake Noise


In January 2014,  Richard joined forces with Roanan Ellis to create AVA Consulting.


Roanan Ellis



Roanan has worked as a noise and vibration engineer since graduating from Southampton University’s ISVR in 1997.   
His main area of expertise is duct acoustics which he has used in the engineering of exhaust systems, air intake systems and HPAS/EHPAS systems for several automotive OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers,  and engineering consultancies   
Since 2005,  he worked as a  contract engineer for MIRA, GITI, and most recently Jaguar Land Rover,  and has expanded his NVH experience to include Powertrain NVH,  Whole vehicle NVH and Tyre Noise.  
In January 2014,  Roanan set up AVA Consulting with Richard Crompton.

AVA Consulting

Unit 20,

Goldicote Business Park,

Banbury Road,




CV37 7NB


Tel: 01789 740008


Email: enquiry@ava-consulting.co.uk

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