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ANDRZEJ M KOTAS

Birthday: 6th April 1957

Andrzej M Kotas

is a steel industry consultant with over 20 years' experience in steel sector privatisation, restructuring, modernisation and performance improvement - gained in flat and long steel plants across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Andrzej is also founder of steel portal Steelonthenet.com and is currently Managing Director of Metals Consulting International Limited.



CONTACT INFORMATION

Adddress: 22 Nesta Road, Woodford Green, EssexIG8 9RG, United Kingdom

Telephone: 0044-208-504-2805
Mobile: 0044-775-149-0885
Skype: amkotas
Email:
Website: http://www.steelonthenet.com/
Blog: http://steelonthenet.blogspot.com/
  


EDUCATION

MBA, Cranfield School of Management, BedfordMK43 0AL, UK, 1985 - 1986

PhD, King's College, LondonWC2R 2LS, United Kingdom, 1978 - 1981

BSc (Hons), King's College, LondonWC2R 2LS, United Kingdom, 1975 - 1978


EXPERIENCE

Managing Director, Metals Consulting International Ltd, 2003 - Present
Responsible for sales and delivery of client assignments; marketing, profitability and business development.


Chief Executive, Steelonthenet.com, 2001 - Present
Responsible for design, launch and development of Steelonthenet.com steel industry portal; including content management, advertising, search engine optimisation.


Associate, Hatch Consulting, 1999 - 2001
Responsible for team of up to 25 steel industry consultants, including business growth, profitability, training, staff recruitment.


Director - East European Steel Practice, Beddows & Co, 1991 - 1998
Responsible for sales and delivery of client work across Central and Eastern Europe (especially privatisation and restructuring-related assignments) including management of international Associate network.


EXPERTISE

Andrzej's expertise lies in the area of strategy, due diligence, feasibility studies, market analysis and business planning for steel industry clients. Andrzej is registered with the UK Register of Expert Witnesses and can assist as an independent steel expert witness in legal disputes.


PUBLICATIONS

Capital Investment Costs for Plant and Equipment in Iron and Steelmaking, MCI Research Report - December, 2010

The European Engineering Steel Industry, MCI Report - February, 2010

Polish Steel Industry Report - supply and demand side review, MCI Research Report - September, 2009

Steel in the New Europe - The impact of Globalisation, Accession and Environmental Policy, Metal Bulletin Research, co-author, August 2004

Privatisation and Restructuring of the Central and East European Steel Industry, Metal Bulletin's 5th Central and Eastern European Steel Conference, conference paper, Warsaw, Poland, June 2000

The Future Evolution of the Central European Steel Industry, East West Steel Forum, conference paper, Warsaw, Poland, October 1998

Financial and Organisational Aspects of Restructuring in the Steel Industry, UNIDO-AISU workshop, Cairo, Egypt, October 1997

Attracting Investment to the CIS Steel Industry, Adam Smith Institute, conference paper, London, England, March 1997

After Privatisation: What Next?, Metal Bulletin Conference, conference paper, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1996


MEMBERSHIPS

Fellow, Institute of Consulting - FIBC
Fellow, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining - FIMMM
Member, UK Register of Expert Witnesses