Richard Brown

Group Chairman
Richard is the fifth generation of the Brown family to lead the Group. His vision is to ensure the Group are in a strong position to be a leading Global Steel Solutions company.

Martin Maley

Executive Chairman
Martin joined the Brown McFarlane in September 2014 as Executive Chairman and has over 36 years' experience within the steel industry. A seasoned industry professional he has had a series of senior management and Directorial positions within Tata UK, in Commercial, Operational, and General management roles. He brings with him a wealth of experience in strategic management and has operated extensively in domestic and international markets.

Peter Brown

Group Finance Director
Peter is a member of the Brown family that owns Brown McFarlane, the fifth generation of the family to do so, and joins his brother, our Chairman Richard Brown, on the Board. Peter joins from a senior position within Lloyds banking group bringing with him a strong background in corporate banking and accounting not to mention a great understanding of the business. 

Mick Burnett

Group Purchasing Director
Mick has been with Brown McFarlane for 25 years. During this time he has operated in a number of departments including Quality Assurance, Production and Sales. He is responsible for all steel procurement within the Brown McFarlane Group dealing with suppliers around the world and monitoring and managing stocks in all of the Group's warehouse locations. He has extensive knowledge of all steel specifications and their associated suppliers.

Paul Chell

Senior Quality Manager
Paul has over 30 years experience in the steel industry with extensive involvement in quality systems management (including the automotive sector). During this time he has developed unique experience and skills working with customers, inspection bodies and suppliers across a wide range of industries.

Anthony (Ant) Ellis ACMI

CAD manager
Anthony has worked at Brown McFarlane for 17 years and is a highly valued member of the production team. With an understanding of our state of the art CNC machines and CAD softwares, and extensive experience of large scale projects, he leads the development of the CAD process to continually reduce lead times and costs for our customers.

Donna Burgess

UK Credit Controller
Donna has 17 years of experience in the steel industry and is familiar and sympathetic to the needs of our customers in what is often a demanding economy. She is instrumental in helping maintain the long term customer relationships Brown McFarlane prides itself on.

Linda Morris

HR Manager
With 12 years of experience at Brown McFarlane, in varying HR related areas becoming a CIPD associate in 2013. Linda has excellent people skills and is able to multitask, organise her time and deal with difficult situations with ease.

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