Mel Ewell

Mel Ewell

Non-Executive Director, SIG


Mel studied at Kingston University where he gained a BSc (Hons) in geography and has held a number of executive positions across a wide range of sectors with the likes of TNT International, ADI Group and Amey.

He has been involved in a number of mergers and acquisitions including ADI and Securicor. Mel joined Amey in 2001 and became chief executive in 2003. Under his tenure, he successfully guided Amey through its sale to Ferrovial and into profitability.

In 2016, Mel retired from Amey, having transformed it into one of the UK’s largest engineering and infrastructure companies – delivering and constructing vital projects across the UK including key road and rail such as the electrification of the Great Western Mainline and the maintaining the iconic Forth Road Bridge in Scotland.

In 2011, he also became a Non-Executive Director of SIG plc, a leading European supplier of insulation, exteriors, interiors and specialist construction products.

Mel joined the board of the MTC on 1st October 2016.

It has been a life changing experience to work with MTC since my graduation. The chance to work on leading projects with nice and intelligent colleagues in a modern R&D environment has been great. I don't regret joining!
Qinqin Zhang
Research Engineer - Net Shape Manufacturing