Our success is built upon our team of skilled professionals with extensive industry experience that has allowed Rockfield to remain at the cutting edge of numerical modelling utilising a full-physics approach to continuously enhance Rockfield’s proprietary software, Elfen.

With offices based in Swansea, UK & Houston, USA we are committed to providing the highest levels of support and service to our blue-chip & innovative clients as well as our academic partners. Trusted by many large and small organisations such as; BP, ExxonMobil, JNFL, ORICA Explosives, Petrobras, Rio Tinto, Saudi Aramco, TOTAL, Unilever, and many other respected institutions.

To meet its objectives, the company is committed to computational developments and technology applications in both existing and emerging disciplines, and the undertaking of collaborative research programmes with industry, universities and research organisations.

Meet the team

We are proud to employ many of the industries most experienced and dedicated individuals. 


John Cain


Adam Bere

Director of Consultancy

James Armstrong

Director of Product

Jun Kato

Head of Analysis

Senior Management Team

Attila Garai

Release Manager

Martin Dutko

Industry-Academic Liaison Officer

Dan Roberts

Project Manager

Dave Davies

Project Manager

Glyn Richards

Project Manager

Will Ferguson

Project Manager

Academic Links

We continue to maintain involvement within Research and Development to ensure we remain at the forefront of technology, developing advanced applications with the capability of proposing new solutions across sectors.

Learn about our R&D initiatives

A brief history of Rockfield

Established in 1985, Rockfield has grown from strength to strength, with two international centres and 32 staff, our software and solutions are used world wide by organisations big and small. 


Rockfield's very first Finite Element software package Microfield is launched


Paradyne – Nuclear Transport container software package launched


Rockfield launches its IPGR funded Glass forming and stress modelling package


ELFEN is born with 2D & 3D capability for generic Finite Element Analysis


Adaptive remeshing is developed into the ELFEN software package


Rockfield pioneers Discrete Element Finite Element technology


Rockfield releases its Can Forming Customisation module within ELFEN


Rockfield engages with Devonport Royal Dockyard and Nuclear Inspectorate to evaluate Safety Critical Structures


Rockfield celebrates its 35th year since inception


Our Vision

Provide insight and innovative solutions to industry challenges.


Rockfield’s technology is highly advanced and evolved, it is driven by people and experience which builds connections, bridging product with skilled insight.

Our attitude is consistent – we can solve your challenge, we can bring significant added value.

We work in complex, technical fields, but we are an approachable, experienced team consistently surpassing our customers’ expectations.


We work in partnership with our customers, understanding that we all have a role in reaching the finest solution.

We are open, honest, fair and have the courage to perform to the highest standards.

Resourceful and innovative we strive to apply and develop the ideal technology for each solution.

We deliver upon our promise and believe our high level of service defines Rockfield within the marketplace.

Individuals and their diverse skills are valued with all encouraged to be open and honest.

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