Mr Scuoler, Chief Executive of EEF, said:
“I am enormously proud to receive this honour, particularly as the citation is for services to manufacturing and engineering. It is an enormous privilege to represent manufacturing in the UK, which remains core to the country’s economic success.”
Mr Scuoler has served EEF as Chief Executive for more than seven years. He also represents the UK’s interests in Europe as chairman of the European manufacturers’ group CEEMET and was a strong supporter of the Better Together campaign in the Scottish Referendum.
He has worked with successive administrations and businesses to help create a positive environment for manufacturing in Britain.
Earlier in his career Mr Scuoler worked with BAe Systems before becoming chief executive of Ferranti Technologies, based in Oldham.
EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, is the representative voice of UK manufacturing, with offices in London, Brussels, every English region and Wales.
Collectively we represent 20,000 companies of all sizes, from start-ups to multinationals, across engineering, manufacturing, technology and the wider industrial sector. We directly represent over 5,000 businesses who are members of EEF. Everything we do – from providing essential business support and training to championing manufacturing industry in the UK and the EU – is designed to help British manufacturers compete, innovate and grow.
From HR and employment law, health and safety to environmental and productivity improvement, our advice, expertise and influence enables businesses to remain safe, compliant and future-focused.