NICK STEAD

Nick Stead is a Processs Metallurgist from Sheffield in the UK with over 30 years work experience in the metals industry. Specialising as production metallurgist at British Steel, Mining & Chemical Products, Johnson Matthey and British Alcan. A member of the team that developed computer controlled centrifugal steel casting technology at Midland Rollmakers in Crewe.

Nick came to South Africa in 1989 and started work as the production manager at Guestro Alloy Wheels on the East Rand, since then Nick has worked for Tiger Wheels, Symmetry Software and Labware. In 2010 Nick started work at OSIsoft South Africa in a Sales & Marketing role.

Nick is passionate about people using technology to make life better. A self confessed evangelist engineer wanting to ensure the next generation catch a glimpse of the amazing careers in engineering. Nick has recently taken up a role on the MESA committee as an “evange-neer” sharing his knowledge and the use of smart technology in the process industry and engineering department in academia.