Christoph Wiesner Christoph joined TWI in 1991 after obtaining a materials science degree in Germany and a doctorate in Switzerland. He spent 12 years in the Structural Integrity Technology Group at TWI, specialising in structural integrity assessment and crack arrest. In 2003 he became Director of Research and Technology, overseeing the growth in value of TWI's Technology Programme through publicly funded programmes from the UK and EU. With a clear business and innovation strategy, Christoph was appointed Chief Executive of TWI in July 2010.
Christoph sits on a number of BSI and CEN Standardisation Committees and UK Technical Advisory Boards. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Fellow of IoM3, and Fellow of The Welding Institute.