Iron & Steel Society contacts

Below is a list of contacts for the Iron & Steel Society. Click on a highlighted name to send an email to that person.

Dr Martin Brunnock
Technical Director, Tata Steel UK

Mr Ian Warrington
Society Co-ordinator
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
Stoke Office
Shelton House
12 Stoke Road
Stoke on Trent ST4 2DR

Tel: +44 (0) 1270 874116
Fax: +44 (0)1782 221722

Board members:

Dr Laura Baker 
Vice Chairperson
Tata Steel Strip Products 

Debbie Baldrey
Swansea University

Mr John Beeley 
Outokumpu Stainless

Mr John Dale

Professor Claire Davis
University of Warwick

Mr Andy Dunsmore
Swansea University

Mr Brian Edy
Swansea University

Dr Geoff Hale

Mr Joe Lee
Primetals Technologies

Emma Leighton
Taylor & Francis Group

Mr Chris McDonald
Materials Processing Institute

Dr Norrie McPherson
Consultant and University of Strathcyde

Dr Chris Melvin
Tata Steel Strip Products 
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Dr Chris Melvin is the Iron and Steel Society Board Webmaster. He is currently a Process Technology Specialist for TATA Steel Port Talbot.  He's also done work with Galvanising process development and Packaging R&D. He has sat on the local society council for the South Wales Materials Association for 7 years, as young members representative, webmaster and honorary secretary.  He is currently their Vie President.

Dr Peter Morris 

Dr Cameron Pleydell-Pearce 
Swansea University

Dr David Price

Dr David Price is the Iron and Steel Society Board secretary. He is a metallurgist who has worked all his adult life in the steel industry - in manufacturing, process and product development, and in steel customer-related activities. He was Executive Editor of the IOM3 journals Ironmaking and Steelmaking and Steel World for 10 years, and still works in steel-related technical publishing.


Mr Bob Ruddlestone
Materials Processing Institute

Mr James Taylor
Materials Processing Institute

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Dr Richard Thackray
University of Sheffield