Louise Scott – Managing Director
In 2009 Louise took on the role as Managing Director of MSL. Earning her degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, she has a strong background within surface engineering and metallography. Up until 2007 Louise was the Production Manager for a Heat Treatment Plant. In 2007 Louise achieved her degree in ICT and worked at the Sage (UK) Limited up until 2009 when she returned to her roots.
Ron Scott, BSc (Hons), C.Eng, MIMM – Technical Director
Ron Scott graduated in 1971 with BSc (Hons) in Metallurgy. After employment with the British Steel Corporation, he set up a heat treatment plant called Metaltech Ltd in 1981. In 1985 Ron established MSL, a sister company, which specialized in metallography consultancy. His specific areas of interest include heat treatment, fatigue and wear analysis, residual stress analysis and measurement, failure investigation and engineering design.
Lovlesh Beharry, MEng (Hons) – Engineering Manager
Lovlesh graduated in 2009 with First Class MEng (Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering. Since joining MSL in 2010, he has actively participated in MSL’s growth. As the Engineering Manager, Lovlesh plays an important role in ensuring that MSL’s day to day activities and deliverables to its customers are of the highest quality possible.
David Tweed, FdEng - Quality Manager
With a foundation degree in Mechanical Aerospace Engineering, David has taken on the role of Laboratory Controller at MSL. He is responsible for production planning, overseeing daily production of test samples, quality management and has also taken on the role of lead internal auditor. David also carries out testing of materials to determine their mechanical properties.
Joseph Smith, BEng (Hons) - Testing Engineer / Health & Safety
As a graduate in Chemical Engineering, Joseph is responsible for most of the mechanical testing. Joseph is also responsible for determining the chemical composition of metals using Optical Emission Spectrometry (OES) and X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF). Joseph has also taken on the role of Health and Safety advisor as well as being first aid trained.
Fiona Lillie – Purchasing Manager and Marketing.
Phil Wotherspoon - Machinist.
Michael Waddell – Machinist
With an Extended Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and a HNC in Electrical Engineering, Michael joined the team as a machine operator. His main roles include working to engineering drawings and the machining of tensile, impact, hardness and bend specimens. He is currently undergoing training in mechanical testing, while conforming to international and UKAS standards. Michael is also one of our certified first aiders.
Chris Scott - Trainee Machinist