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Chris Thomson

Director of Safety, Health, and Environment

Dr. Chris Thomson is a nickel carbonyl technical and operational professional with twenty-two years of experience.

With a physics background, he received his PhD in semiconductor process development,

completing post-doctoral research on utilizing and enhancing the electron backscattering

diffraction technique to study microstructural engineering in nickel and other alloys.

He has held senior Technical, Operational Safety, Health, and Environment management positions at Vale, reporting and collaborating closely with the relevant regulatory bodies. His most recent appointment was as Clydach Refinery Manager.

He is currently vice-chairman of Wales’ largest cancer support charity.

Chris Thomson
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