Newport & District Materials Society - Committee
Stuart Wilkie - President
Hub Director Tata Steel Strip Products U.K
Sam Evans- Immediate Past President
Tony Jones- Committee Member
Recipient of the 2012 Thomas Medal and Prize of IOM3. Recently retired after 36 years in the steel industry. Worked for British Steel, Corus and Tata Steel and held a range of technical management positions in the UK and the Netherlands. Has a degree in Metallurgy from Cambridge University and is a Fellow of IOM3 and a Chartered Engineer. Is an active member of the Iron and Steel Society and has had a long association with the N&DMS and was also president from 2001-03.
Mark Cichuta- Committee Member
Robert Walker CEng- Committee Member
Metallurgist whose career began in the Scottish steel industry followed by stints in the Metallurgy and Materials Engineering Departments in Cardiff and Swansea Universities respectively. Managed Teaching Companies in association with Allied Steel & Wire and British Steel before returning to the steel industry with Allied Steel & Wire. Final employment was with the Welsh Development Agency, retiring as Director, ECM2, Port Talbot.
Nick Webb, Secretary
Section Manager Quality Control, Laboratories & Environment, Orb Electrical Steels, Cogent Power, Tata Steel
Alan Coombs C.Eng FIMMM- Hon Treasurer
Retired from his position as Director Technical Research and Development at Cogent Power Ltd in 2004 after 40 years in the Electrical Steels Industry.
He has written a papers on electrical steels, filed a few patents and was a member of British, European and International Standards Committees on electrical steels. He has been associated with the Newport and District Material Society since the mid 60s, presenting three lectures on electrical steels over that period, the first as a young metallurgist in the late 60s.
Been a NDMS committee member since the late 90s and treasurer since 2004.
Brian Edy, Committee member
Barrie Goode, Committee member
Jeremy Hall, Committee member and Organiser of the YPLC heats
Aled Davies, Committee member