Dr. Barrie Goode

Graduating with a Doctorate in Materials Science in 1997 from Swansea University and subsequently with an MBA from the University of Warwick in 2001, Barrie is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and holds Chartered Engineer status. For over 20 years, he has held senior positions across the steel and metals industries at leading manufacturers, directing a range of technical and research programmes and building excellent customer relationships across the sector. Since 2019, Barrie has been Director of Industrial Research at the Steel & Metals Institute, an open-access innovation centre based at Swansea University. In this role, he collaborates with a wide range of partners to develop both public and privately funded research aligned to industry needs, with a focus on decarbonisation and product development. The development and evolution of hydrogen testing capabilities have been at the forefront of the facility’s growth and will continue to be a key focus to support the requirements of industrial stakeholders moving forward.