Meet the Chairman, Mr David Barber
David Barber, Global Improvement
Leader - Materials Discipline
The Dow Chemical Company
Chairman of the Duplex World
Seminar & Summit
In his 28 years with Dow, Mr Barber has held numerous positions including High Temperature Materials Technical Resource Leader, Welding Technical Resource Leader and Global Welding Subject Matter Expert.
He is Dow's Designated Representative to the Materials Technology Institute (MTI) as well as Champion of the Metals Project Development Committee and Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors.
He is also member of NACE and the American Welding Society.
His current responsibilities include ownership of Dow's engineering specifications for a wide range of metallic and non-metallic materials including duplex stainless steels, as well as the engineering specifications for welding and fabricating metallic materials including duplex stainless steels.
Mr Barber is based in Houston, Texas.
Stainless Steel World / Duplex World are delighted that Mr Barber will lead this year's event, an event which features a technical seminar program on all aspects of the manufacture, specification and use of duplex stainless steels in a wide range of applications, together with an exhibition of the world's leading duplex manufacturers and suppliers.