What is required by the UK Metallurgical Industry for the Transition to a Circular Economy?

Wednesday 14th September 2022

Theatre :  Sustainability and Circular Economy 


A panel discussion chaired by Mark Miodownik

  • Nick MacInnes: What is the role of the government in this transition?
  • Chris McDonald: What can the UK Steel industry do to accelerate this transition?
  • Geoff Scamans: What can the aluminium Industry do for a circular economy?
  • Jan Godsell: How can the supply chain management and business model innovation facilitate this transition (focusing on steel)
Chris MacDonald, Chief Executive Officer Materials Processing InstituteChris McDonald Chief Executive Officer
Materials Processing Institute
Geoff Scamans is a Professor of Metallurgy at Brunel UniversityGeoffrey Scamans Professor of Metallurgy at Brunel University
Chief Scientific Officer at Innoval Technology
Jan Godsell, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy at WMG, University of Warwick.Janet Godsell Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy
Loughborough University
Mark MiodownikMark Miodownik Professor of Materials & Society
University College London
man-portrait-silhouetteNick MacInnes Office of the Chief Scientific Advisor
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

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