Ken has over 40 years' experience in the steel industry, in operations, technical and project management at senior management levels in the melting and casting of carbon, alloy and stainless steels.
He has expertise in electric arc furnace steelmaking, secondary steelmaking, ingot and continuous casting.
His achievements include:
- Successful implementation of major capital schemes, including furnace, ladle furnace, vacuum degassing and caster enhancements
- Awarded the Sidney Gilchrist Thomas medal by the IOM3 in 2008 for contribution to the technical development and production of special and engineering steels
- President of the Electric Steel Makers’ Guild 2000 and Technical Secretary for over ten years, responsible for the preparation and implementation of technical programmes
- Developed and delivered successful ongoing training modules for steelmaking and casting, used in operator and management training