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Philippa Moore

MA, MSci, PhD, CEng, FWeldI, IWE

Principal Materials + Metallurgical Engineer

Areas of Expertise

Safety Evaluation + Consulting
Metallurgy + Corrosion Analysis
Failure Analysis


Philippa Moore is the Principal Materials/Metallurgical Engineer with the forensics operations based in London, UK. Before joining Jensen Hughes Philippa spent 18 years at TWI Ltd, and developed an international reputation in fracture toughness testing, and failure of welded steel structures. Philippa studied and gained her PhD in materials science and metallurgy at the University of Cambridge. Philippa is skilled at delivering rapid turnaround projects related to weld integrity assessment, fracture characterization, and failure investigation. She has published over 45 conference and journal papers on her academic research, and on topics supporting her involvement on British and International standards committees for fracture testing. An inspirational and respected technical expert, she is an enthusiastic and experienced presenter to both technical and non-specialist audiences on topics related to welding engineering, metallurgy, failure modes, and structural integrity. Philippa lives in Cambridge, UK, with her husband and two children, and when not working, she enjoyed drumming and singing in a classic rock covers band.

Education / Certifications
  • MA (cantab), University of Cambridge
  • MSci, Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
  • PhD, Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
  • Chartered Engineer, Engineers England
  • Fellow, The Welding Institute
  • International Welding Engineer, International Institution of Welding
  • Member, Women's Engineering Society

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