Supporting UK Composites


Composites UK and its staff

Meet the Team

Below is a quick overview of the Composites UK staff. Use the general contact form to get in touch.

Dr. David Bailey


Description of Role: Oversees the strategic planning for the Association.

Dr. Sue Halliwell

Operations Manager

Description of Role: Sue is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Association, reporting directly to the Board of Directors. She supports the Material Suppliers Subgroup and Construction Sector Group and has direct responsiblity for H&S and standards activities within the Association.

Claire Whysall

Marketing and Communications Manager

Description of role: Claire oversees the marketing and digital communications for the Association, supporting key deliverables through implementing marketing strategies, organising online events and company presence at exhibitions, designing communication materials, utilising social media channels and developing strategic partnerships.

Malcolm Forsyth

Sustainability Manager

Description of role: Malcolm supports the Association’s sustainability agenda for the industry, working to promote and improve the sustainability of composite materials. He also chairs our Sub Group in this area.

Diane Alexander

Events Manager

Description of role: Diane manages the face-to-face events programme for the Association, which includes all of the logisitcs, speaker liaison, budgeting and on-the-day management. She also assists with webinars and exhibitions.

Charlotte White

Supply Chain Relationship Manager

Description of role: Charlotte’s role is to increase our understanding of the composites industry and the end sector markets, engage with companies to identify any business support required and develop and understanding of the SME requirement from the National Composites Centre.

Sarah Lord

Sustainable Projects Delivery Manager

Desciption of role: Sarah manages the delivery of key sustainability projects for the association, in particular the three year Innovate-UK funded Project PRoGrESS seeking to upscale and validate the University of Strathclyde GRP Recycling process. In addition, Sarah develops sustainability support services for members to help them address their individual sustainability challenges.

Sarah Hunter


Description of role: Sarah runs the accounts for the Association.


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