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Ian Higgins

Managing Director

Ian joined LCM in 2008, having worked at Johnson Matthey Rare Earth Products since 1993, bringing a wealth of knowledge to the company. Ian holds a BSc in Chemistry & Geological Science, as well as a PhD in Engineering Ceramics.

Chris Hall

Commercial & Technical Director

Chris has been with LCM since 2012 and has worked with rare-earth materials since the mid 1980’s. His previous experience has been as Technical and IT Manager with Johnson Matthey Rare Earth Products. Chris has a degree in Materials Science and Technology, as well as a postgraduate qualification in Business Studies.

Mark Thompson

Commercial Manager

Mark graduated from Leeds University with a BA Hons Degree in Fine Art. After working for several respectable graphic design firms. Mark took a promotion and progressed into Contracts Management through the Architectural Glazing arm of this business. After a ten year period of development he moved over to a Senior Technical/ Commercial role within Tata Steel and spent a further ten years specializing in the Steel Industry. He joined LCM in 2017 bringing a wealth of expansive industry knowledge and experience.

Bridget Bonehill

Finance Director & HR Manager

Bridget has been with LCM since 2013 and has over 20 years of experience as a Senior Finance Manager, with various manufacturing companies including overseas. Bridget holds a Professional AAT Accountant status (MAAT).

Kagya Nyanin

Technical Manager

Kagya is highly competent and an experienced metallurgist with over 9 years in technical roles at Tata Steel. Kagya has a BSc in Metallurgical Engineering and MRes in Materials Engineering.

Aaron Riley

Operations Manager

Aaron has 17 years of experience as product and operations manager with various companies. He has a Masters in Engineering (MEng), Mechanical and Manufacturing.

Steve Jones

Health, Safety & Production Superintendent

Steve is primarily involved with health and safety at work development programmes, lean manufacturing, including five S, SMED, Kaban and ongoing Kaizen. Steve also has FMCG experience.