Nickel Institute’s new Market Development Director

08 January 2018

Richard Matheson has been promoted to Director, Market Development of the Nickel Institute with immediate effect.  Richard succeeds Nigel Ward who retired from the Nickel Institute on December 31, 2017. In his new role, Matheson will continue to develop the markets for nickel and takes over as the global lead for the Nickel Institute’s Market Development team. He is also now a member of the Nickel Institute’s Management Committee.

Matheson was previously Deputy Director, Market Development & General Manager, Asia, for the Nickel Institute.  He has worked in the nickel and stainless steel industries since 1987, when he began his career with Queensland Nickel. In 1992, he joined the newly-established Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA) where he was Executive Director until 2017. In parallel, Richard Matheson has represented the Nickel Institute since 2007.

Nigel Ward will continue to support the work of the Nickel Institute in an advisory role over the next months.