The American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) has announced that long standing President, David Phelps, will retire on the 1st October. Phelps has led the Institute for the past 17 years.

Mr Phelps came to the Institute in 1996 as its Executive Director, tasked with helping the AIIS fulfil its mission to promote free trade and economic growth through competition in steel trade. He was later promoted to serve as its President.

Prior to joining the AIIS, David Phelps worked as a customs and steel products consultant and served 15 years as an officer with the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI).