Management Board

Day-to-day running of the Institute is delegated by Council to the Management Board chaired by the CEO. Membership of the Management Board includes the executive directors and management directors. The Management Board sets out the strategy of the Institute and manages the implementation of this strategy in line with the business plan.

Chris McDonald

Strategic Adviser

“Provides expert opinion and consultancy support to companies, institutes, Governments and public bodies in innovation and technology strategy”

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Jonathan Neal

Jonathan Neal, Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

“Oversees the financial management and commercial & economic strategic direction of the Institute.”

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Carol Patton

Carol Patton, Director, Business Services

Director, Business Services

“The provision of high quality services is fundamental to the continued success of the Institute.”

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Alan Scholes

Alan Scholes, Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer

“Industrial R&D from the laboratory and pilot scale to implementation & commissioning”

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Dr Gerard Stephens

Dr Gerard Stephens, Director, Operations

Director, Operations

“Delivering world class capability for the decarbonisation, digitalisation and circular economy for the foundation industries.”

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Brian Wright

Brian Wright, Director, Engineering

Director, Engineering

“Extensive experience of managing multiple sizeable projects simultaneously.”

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