Tim Doggett FCILT, Chief Executive Officer, Chemical Business Association

Tim is the Chief Executive of the Chemical Business Association. He has worked primarily in global supply chain and logistics and has held senior positions in various countries. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and a qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA)

Peter Clark, Head of Chemistry and Industrial Biotechnology, Innovate UK / KTN

Peter is Head of Chemistry & Industrial Biotechnology at KTN where one of his key roles is to oversee programmes/ activities where innovation in chemistry and industrial biotechnology can play a key role in creating positive change.

Jessica Evans, Membership Recruitment Executive, Industry Royal Society of Chemistry

Having trained as a Chemist and following 3 years working within a laboratory setting, Jessica joined the membership department at the Royal Society of Chemistry. Her role as Membership Recruitment Executive involves partnering with and supporting companies of all sizes and varieties to help them achieve a framework for continuing professional development, setting a pathway to the RSC professional recognition awards and aiding their recruitment and retention of talented chemical scientists.

Dr. Karen Harvey, Membership Manager, Chemical Business Association

Karen has a degree and PhD in chemistry and during her career, she has worked in a number of world renowned businesses undertaking product development, manufacturing and customer support as well as procurement, sales and business development. Since joining the Chemical Business Association to lead the commercial team, this wealth of experience has been invaluable to the Members.

Russell Clarke, Senior Business Engagement Manager, IBioIC

Russell spent 5 years in research and development with Fine Organics and then Dow Chemical in the North East of England before moving into a commercial management role with Dow. He joined Thomas Swan in 2004 where he held a number of roles, latterly as Commercial Director for the Contract Manufacturing Business Unit. Russell joined CalaChem Ltd in Grangemouth in 2012 and spent time in various functions including supply chain, operations and commercial before joining IBioIC in April 2020.

Caroline Wilcock, Cluster Stakeholder Engagement Manager, BioVale

Caroline leads the stakeholder engagement activities including our anaerobic digestion and hemp special interest groups. Caroline also coordinates events, manages our social media networks and produces our monthly newsletter.

Alice North, Cluster Manager, BioVale

Alice leads the BioVale Cluster. Contact Alice to talk about the BioVale Cluster and our work to promote innovation for the bioeconomy across Yorkshire and the Humber.

Neil Hollis, Regulatory Affairs Manager, BASF

Neil leads on regulatory affairs for BASF plc and has worked in the chemical industry for over 30 years. He began his career in a laboratory for Allied Colloids in Bradford (UK) and during the following 20 years undertook various technical production roles. Neil further developed his expertise with CIBA Specialty Chemicals and subsequently, BASF.

Rodney Steel, Chief Executive, BCMPA

The BCMPA team is headed up by Rodney Steel who became chief executive of the Association in 2003, since when membership has grown year on year to over 180. Prior to that, Rodney spent several decades in the print and packaging industries including running a successful contract filling business in the chemical sector.

John Hibbs, Principal, Argus Consulting

John has maintained a deep involvement with trade associations and served as president of the European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI for 8 years) and was an executive member of CESIO, including 2 years as president. John has a very long-standing partnership with the BCA (formerly BACS) where he has been an executive member for 30 years which included 3 sessions as chair.