Aiken brings with him career-long experience at Nickel Institute member company Anglo Platinum. Aiken succeeds Dr. Kevin Bradley, who has contributed strongly to the Nickel Institute in a number of roles while advancing the organization's advocacy efforts. 

“As a former Chair of the Board of the Nickel Institute, Tim brings a deep understanding of the nickel industry and its stakeholders as well as the Institute's membership,” said Glenn Kellow, Chairman, Nickel Institute. “His unique background means that he will be able to have an immediate impact as the senior executive of the Institute.”

Under Aiken's leadership, the Nickel Institute will continue to promote the appropriate use of nickel globally; advocate for the appropriate application of health and environment regulation based on sound science; as well as advance the knowledge of nickel health and environment issues through its science division NiPERA.

About the Nickel Institute
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