Telephone: 01229 814 340

Key personnel

Harm Tegelaars – Chairman

Harm is the Chairman of SSC Ltd and he is an investor in a number of companies in the Services and Engineering sectors.

From 1979 he was involved in the Health and Fitness and Sport sectors in UK and Holland as an entrepreneur and built the Cannons Group Plc from a single squash club into a £365 Million business by 2001.

Between 1991 and today he is involved as Angel investor in a number of companies in UK and Holland and acted as NED/Chairman in a number of these companies where the strategic advice and mentoring of young managements was needed.

He is the founder and Chairman of the Fitness Industry Association (now UKactive ) the UK trade association of the Health and Fitness industry until 2005. He is also the current President of the European Health and Fitness industry (EHFA) the European trade association and lobby group for the industry.

Kieran Jackson – Design team

A University of Strathclyde Graduate with a 2:1 Bachelor’s Degree in Product Design Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Advanced Manufacturing: Forging and Forming.

His projects have included the development of a versatile platform for induction heating in small scale manufacturing production, the optimisation of imaging for machine vision systems in high-temperature forging environments, and the development of a ‘DfX’ guided manufacturing process selection toolkit.

Kieran joined in July 2018 and has focussed on continuous improvement to SSC’s products, production methods and various measures to improve efficiency.

During this period, he has also worked on the development of a modular frame system that SSC are excited to reveal in the near future.

Alex Clayton – Design team

A University of Strathclyde Graduate where he achieved a 2:1 in Product Design Engineering BEng (Hons) from the department of Design Manufacture Engineering Management (DMEM).

Following this he continued in academia through an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) with the University of Strathclyde and the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC).

The first year of the EngD involved an equivalent MSc in Advanced Manufacturing and Forming before conducting research on the advanced manufacturing process known as rotary forging.

The project involved using a design of experiments methodology to determine the influence that processing parameters had on a series of response functions in order to optimise the process.

He is currently writing up his thesis.

Sharron McKinlay – Financial Controller

Sharron has held a number of roles in accounting and came to SSC from the NHS where she was an Assistant Management Accountant.

Prior to that she spent a number of years as Accounts Supervisor with the Cooperative Travel Group.

She works closely with the General Manager and manages all aspects of the commercial functions within SSC.


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Structural Science Composites Company
Unit 8 James Freel Court
James Freel Close, Barrow in Furness,
UK, LA14 2NG

Tel: +44 (0)1229 814 340

Registered Name: Structural Science Composites Ltd.
Company Registration: 5553133

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