Ken Watson - Executive Director

Steel can provide superior quality,
safety and security to your building
or dwelling.


Ken brings a wealth of steel industry experience to NASH.  Before joining NASH he managed the large engineering fabrication business of J Furphy & Sons, including fabricated galvanising kettles, stainless steel tanks and a wide range of general fabrication work.

Before Ken joined J Furphy & Sons, he worked in a number of roles in BHP Steel's Structural Steel Development Group including Manager, Research and Development Manager and Market Development Engineer. The Group's focus was steel market development activities in civil construction primarily in the multi-storey building market.  Earlier in his career, he held structural engineering positions in BHP Engineering providing the experience for his later roles. 

Ken holds a BE(Civil) from the University of Melbourne, a MEngSc from the University of Sydney and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers.

In 2002, he was jointly awarded the A Ramsay Moon Award by the Welding Technical Institute of Australia for the best industry research paper.