Bruce joined the centre in November 2015 and has over 20 years experience of executing R&D projects and programmes. He is based in the Centre's Sheffield Office and is responsible for the coordination of strategy development by the Management Team and Board. Alongside this the role is responsible for organisation of Board meetings and management communications with both the Board and funders. He is also responsible for development and execution of the Centre’s communication plan. Operationally he works closely with the Centre Director and the Finance Manager.
Prior to joining academe Bruce was Manager Environment and Climate Change Strategy at Tata Steel Europe where he worked on decarbonisation roadmaps for both Tata and the wider European steel industry, and was integrally involved with the ULCOS programme. In previous roles Bruce has also managed teams responsible for emissions monitoring, reporting and trading, as well as improvements in manufacturing energy efficiency. He holds an MBA from Warwick University and a doctorate in physics.