Beta Technology

Who We Are

header-about
Ed Jackson

Edwin Jackson

Principal Consultant

Edwin graduated from Leeds University in 1983 with a First Class Honours Degree in Materials Science. After a spell working at Rolls-Royce, he returned to Leeds University and obtained a PhD on the study of high temperature, high strain deformation of titanium alloys in 1990.

In 1988 he joined British Steel in the research function at Swinden Laboratories as a Researcher, progressing through the technical grades to the role of Principal Scientist until retirement in 2016. During this time, Edwin was a project leader, firstly with the Plates Department and then primarily with Tubes & Pipes, and he also led projects for the Speciality Steels group.  Edwin also accumulated a detailed knowledge of steel products, process routes, technologies and markets, principally in the field of Tubes & Pipes, but also plates, strip and specialty steels.  In particular, Edwin was the Tata Steel expert on steels for use in sour service environments and was the company representative and a project leader on the Corrosion and Materials Technical Committees of the European Pipe Research Group.

Edwin is currently a member of the Strategic Advisory Panel of the multi-million-pound Hydrogen Embrittlement of Metals (HeMS) project, led by Oxford University, which aims to position the UK at the forefront of technology in preparation for the Hydrogen Economy.

Explore the team

Melanie Batty
Deborah Johnston
clare-webster
robert-lowson