Dr Bruce Adderley

Bruce is the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Challenge Director – Transforming Foundation Industries at UKRI, where he leads his team as they work with industry to deliver this transformation across the cement, ceramics, bulk chemicals, paper, metals, and glass sectors.

Bruce has held senior leadership roles at Tata Steel Europe, and its predecessors, and has over 20 years of experience working with colleagues across the Foundation Industries on tackling climate change, and both nationally and across Europe to deliver sectoral decarbonisation roadmaps. With a background in delivery of cross business R&D projects and programmes Bruce has also led teams responsible for emissions monitoring, reporting and trading, as well as improvements in manufacturing energy efficiency. Bruce has an MBA, and a doctorate in Physics, and joined UKRI from The University of Sheffield where he held roles as co-Director of their programme of translational energy research and manager of the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre