Martin has worked in many different parts of the steel industry in a career spanning over 25 years, and is currently Manufacturing Director for the Strip Products UK Hub of Tata Steel in Europe.
As a fellow of the Institute of Materials, Mining and Minerals and a Chartered Engineer, Martin has an MBA from Warwick University and an Engineering Doctorate in Galvanising Technology from Swansea University. He is also an Honary Professor of Swansea University.
In his current role, Martin has responsibility for operations of the key downstreams assets, including hot mills, cold mills and galvanising production units. He also leads one of the hub’s Delivery Our Future change programme themes “Customer Value” for Tata Steel UK, working closley with key autmotive companies such as JLR, Nissan, GM, BMW and Honda – “Putting Customers at the heart of our business”. He also sponsors the Wales-based Community programme.
In an industry which has the potential to positively impact so many environmental issues, and with the help of major capital investments, Martin’s role is becoming ever more central to the future sustainability of the steel industry. Now working as part of the global Tata Group, the opportunities to share best practice and benefit from shared technologies are greater than ever, and the Company is starting to be recognised in Europe for its major contribution to the environmental agenda.