Geraint Havard

Geraint Havard

Composites Manager

R-TECH Materials

Geraint is a doctor of materials engineering, specialising in the mechanical testing of composite materials. As part of his development, Geraint has learnt from the guru of composites testing, Dr Dan Adams of the University of Utah and Wyoming test fixtures. Geraint has been running the composites testing laboratory at R-TECH Materials, a leading UKAS accredited independent test house, for the past four and a half years and now sits on the standards committees of BSI and ASTM.

Geraint also has a heavy involvement with the company’s research and development work and runs a training course on mechanical testing of composite materials on behalf of Zwick Roell.

Further to this, Geraint is also a current Welsh international Australian Rules Footballer and former national team coach.

Speaker sessions:

Keynote: The History of Composites in Sport at 10:00 on 3rd October 2018