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.
Adddress: 22 Nesta Road, Woodford Green, EssexIG8 9RG, United Kingdom
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
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.
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.
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
Fellow, Institute of Consulting - FIBC
Fellow, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining - FIMMM
Member, UK Register of Expert Witnesses