Julie has been at the centre of the EICF since 1990, from employment on a part time basis, as an accounts administrator. Now her responsibilities cover the company accounts and finance, conference finance and administration, membership registrations, and the voice of the EICF to many new enquiries. This wide ranging involvement has given Julie a broad understanding of members’ requirements, often on a personal basis, resulting in an enjoyable career and often revealing insight into the Investment Casting Industry.
Pam Murrell is the Company Secretary for the EICF. As CEO of the Cast Metals Federation, CMF, the Trade Association for the UK castings Industry, she is actively engaged in representing and supporting CMF Members who are from the UK castings industry. The CMF is also the UK member of the European Foundry Association (CAEF) and Pam provides the secretariat for the Investment Casting Section or CAEF as well as supporting the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers, ICME, who are members of the World Foundry Organisation. Pam has a BSc Hons degree in Metallurgy and Materials Science from the University of Cardiff and them completed a PhD on Fracture and Fatigue at Cranfield University.
Carlos Olabe is the current CEO of the European Investment Casters Federation [EICF], serving this position since the end of 2014. Mr. Olabe has been linked to the aerospace industry for a period over 20 years. He served as Programmes Director of the Engine company of Spain (ITP) managing engine programmes such as EJ200, Trent 700, Trent 800, Trent 500, Trent 900 and as CEO of PCB, during 10 years. A brand new world class investment casting Company in Spain which he took the mission to create and project internationally.