Supporting UK Composites


Composites UK and its staff

Meet the Team

Below is a quick overview of the Composites UK staff, which should not only introduce them but point you in the right direction with your query.

The general contact form is available if you're not sure who to choose.

Team photo on the right: (L-R) Mark Humphrey, Stella Job, Sue Halliwell, Claire Whysall, Kate Barrett

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 has direct responsiblity for H&S and standards activities within the Association.

Interests: The outdoors: running – half and full marathons, trail running; dog-walking.

Mobile:   +44(0)7446 045271

Claire Whysall

Communications Manager

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

Interests: In her spare time, Claire is an avid crafter and baker.

Mobile:   +44(0)7506 580956

Mark Humphrey

Data Officer

Description of the Role: Mark is based at the National Composites Centre in Bristol and is responsible for the UK Capabilities Hub - A database of composites based companies, designed to provide industry information and aid enquiries.

Interests: Board games, Philosophy and the Ukulele

Phone:    +44(0)117 3707 685

Stella Job

Supply Chain and Environment Manager

Description of role: Stella is working to promote and improve the sustainability of composite materials. She is Chair of the Composites Leadership Forum Sustainability Working Group and is working with industry to implement recommendations of Resource Efficiency Action Plan.

Interests: Stella is a mother of four; an active member of her local church; and loves making things (from appliqué blankets to a campervan conversion).

Mobile:   +44(0)7511 656088

Kate Barrett



Phone:    +44(0)1442 275365


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