In spring 2020, GRAS Sound & Vibration joined the Battery Ventures’ portfolio alongside US-based Audio Precision, bringing together two great brands into one platform

As part of bringing these two brands together into one of the world’s strongest portfolios for acoustic sensors and audio measurement, we are now offering all GRAS products through Audio Precision UK Ltd, alongside our AP audio testing suite within the United Kingdom. 

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We are incredibly excited to continue supplying our customers with market leading measurement microphones and equally enthusiastic to help new engineers and technicians via collaboration with Audio Precision.  We will remain at the forefront of your acoustic testing requirements and welcome the opportunity to continue to meet your application needs.

For reference, your local UK GRAS and AP contacts are:

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GRAS / Audio Precision:
Philippa Wolfarth, Regional Sales Manager UK and Ireland
pwo@grasacoustics.com | philippaw@ap.com | sales-uk@grasacoustics.com
Mobile: +44 (0) 7395 285065

Philippa joined GRAS UK in 2017 and has worked with customers across a broad range of industries, from aerospace to consumer electronics, to provide them with the optimum test solutions for their application. She brings considerable business development expertise to her role having worked in advertising sales during her early career and later as a Business Development Manager at Cromwell Tools selling a large portfolio of engineering products. Very much a people person, Philippa spent four years in Ho Minh City, Vietnam where she taught English as a foreign language before returning to the UK and joining the GRAS UK team.  

Philippa plays a key role in the UK sales team, looking after both new and existing accounts, as well as coordinating marketing activities and events.

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GRAS / Audio Precision:
James Flitton, Regional Sales Manager UK and Ireland
jf@grasacoustics.com | jamesf@ap.com | sales-uk@grasacoustics.com
Mobile: +44 (0) 7517109016

James brings more than 13 years’ experience in the acoustics market selling to a broad spectrum of customer bases, including MOD, universities, local authority, acoustic consultants, construction firms and more.

James holds a degree in product design and engineering, a diploma in acoustics and a range of other qualifications that bring a wealth of experience to the team. 

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GRAS / Audio Precision:
James Kelly, Regional Support Manager UK & Ireland
jamesk@ap.com | jk@grasacoustics.com | orders_uk@ap.com
Mobile: +44 (0) 7403 079426

James is a British test and measurement engineer with over 20 years’ experience of designing custom automated test solutions for a variety of manufacturers in the audio industry, mainly using AP audio analysers.

Before joining Audio Precision, James worked for companies including ARCAM, where he helped to develop the first ever functional ‘bed of nails’ testing facilities using AP analysers. Moreover, he worked for TAG McLaren Audio and International Audio Group (IAG), where he served as Head of Engineering in both Cambridgeshire and Shenzhen, China. Prior to leaving IAG, he designed automated test facilities for the manufacturing groups of Quad, Wharfedale, Mission and AudioLab.

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 GRAS / Audio Precision:
 Victoria Parchment, Office Manager
 victoriap@ap.com | vmp@grasacoustics.com | ukoffice@ap.com 
 Mobile: +44 (0) 7762 584 202


Victoria joined the UK team in November 2020.  With 20+ years’ experience of office and customer account management, she is a great asset to the team.

Please feel free to reach out to Philippa, James F, James K or Victoria should you have any questions or need further assistance.