Chris joined the team at SPECIFIC in February 2013 as the inaugural Facilities Manager for the laboratories based at both Baglan Bay Innovation Centre (BBIC) and the pilot manufacturing facility at Mardon Park. Chris’ role at SPECIFIC involves leading the development of Health & Safety procedures and training programmes for staff, students and visitors, together with overseeing the operation of the centre in terms of equipment, chemical inventory control and waste management. Previously Chris managed operations at Swansea Materials Research & Testing Ltd (SMaRT), a mechanical testing laboratory, which are a wholly owned subsidiary of Swansea University and a key supplier of mechanical test data to Rolls Royce. Academically, Chris completed his undergraduate and Masters at the Materials Engineering department at Swansea University before moving into a Ph.D. again at Swansea investigating the effects of corrosion pitting on the fatigue properties of Aluminium Airframe alloys.
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