Contact us

For more information please contact:

United Kingdom
T +44 (0)1524 34991
F +44 (0) 152 438 1488
E sonaspection@imeche.org

USA
T +1 704-262-3384
F +1 704-262-3387
E sonaspection_usa@imeche.org


Sonaspection team

Steve Berriman 

Steve is general manager of Sonaspection. His principle responsibility is to manage the UK and US operations.

Steve has been with Sonaspection since 1986 and was instrumental in the development of some of the flaw manufacturing techniques still used today.

Steve’s experience comes mainly from his welding background on nuclear, oil and gas installations around the country.

With nearly 30 years of experience behind him many companies will seek out Steve’s advice regarding mock-up design and flaw population prior to manufacture. 


Mark Dowell 

For 12 years Mark worked at an executive level within a global inspection and testing company where he managed inspection, product certification and validation. Mark then went on to lead a specific business involved in NDT, in-service inspection, condition monitoring, audit and certification.

Mark was appointed in 2013 to lead and integrate the NDT business acquisitions of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.


Neil Kelly

Neil is production manager at Sonaspection and is responsible for the management of the workshop, client development and account management.

Neil has been with Sonaspection since 1996 and his experience stems from his first hand experience as a welder.

Neil uses his in-depth knowledge of flaw making to provide consultancy to clients when designing and creating the right client solutions.

Roy Duce 

Roy joined Sonaspection in 1987 and has 27 years experience in manufacturing flawed specimens and mock-ups for NDT training and certification.

Roy has managed the day to day operations at Sonaspection’s Concord North Carolina manufacturing facility since it’s opening in 2002 and has acquired extensive knowledge in flawed specimen and mock-up manufacturing and their intended applications.

Roy has a welding and NDT background that includes certified welder nuclear, oil, gas and structural, he has NDT certifications in UT, MT, PT, VT & RT and is a AWS certified welding inspector (CWI) and AWS certified welding educator (CWE).

Roy is a member of the American Welding Society (AWS) and a member of the American Society for Non-destructive Testing (ASNT)