CHEMUK 2024 Speaker Programme

Wednesday: 14.00to15.00 Stage 1

Session Host - Panellists:

Session Host – Neil Hollis

Regulatory Affairs Manager, BASF plc

James Dancy

Head of UK REACH service and policy - Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

Mel Biring

Expert, Product Regulatory Advocacy Global Product Stewardship - BP

Nishma Patel

Policy Director - Chemical Industries Association (CIA)

Chloe Alexander

UK Campaigner - CHEM Trust

Darren Abrahams

Partner - Steptoe

Ciara Dempsey

Regulatory Affairs Manager - British Coatings Federation (BCF)

Wednesday: 11.30to13.00 Stage 3

Speakers:

Professor Adam Harvey

Director of the Process Industries: Net Zero “PINZ” Centre for Doctoral Training, Process Intensification Group, Newcastle University

Dr Nikolay Cherkasov

Stoli Catalysts

Professor Jon Lee

Process Intensification Group - Newcastle University

Dr Jonathan McDonough

Process Intensification Group - Newcastle University

Wednesday: 10.30to12.00 Stage 4

Panellists:

Rob Peeling

Chair of IChemE Congress and Functional Fellow Representative

Chris Hamlin

Vice Chair - IChemE’s Process Management and Control SIG

Mark Apsey

Senior Vice President, Ameresco | Deputy President and Trustee, IChemE

Dr. James Winterburn

Reader in Chemical Engineering at The University of Manchester

Anna Parsons

Associate Director - Process Engineering at AstraZeneca

Dr Andy Ingram

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering - University of Birmingham

Wednesday 13.00to14.30 Stage 4

Session Chair(s) / Speakers

Session Chair: Dana Heldt

Knowledge Transfer Manager for Synthetic Biology, Innovate UK Business Connect

Session Chair: Sarah Hickingbottom

Practice Head, Chemicals and Materials, Future Bridge

Adrian Higson

Managing Director, Lead Consultant Biobased Products, NNFCC The Bioeconomy Consultants

Jen Vanderhoven

FREY Consulting

Steve Garbutt

Project Director, Mura Technology

Nick Smith

Commercial Director - ViridiCO2 Ltd.

Robert Hardy

Business Development Manager, Gidara Energy

Thursday: 10.30to11.30 Stage 1

Session Host – Danish Azri

Sustainability Lead - CBA

Tony Heslop

Senior Sustainability Manager, BASF

Paul Mason

VP Operations TEMEC, DHL

Phil Richards

Head of ESG, Sustainable Energy First

Ben Pruden-Hough

Technical Administrator - Meade-King Robinson & Co Ltd

Richard Lock

COO, Holiferm Ltd

Georgia Llewellyn

Sustainability Coordinator, Univar Solutions

Thursday: 12.00to13.00 Stage: 1

Panellists:

Beccy Eggleton

Deputy Director for Chemicals and Critical Minerals, Department for Business and Trade

Alastair Gardner

Trade Specialist, Chemicals Trade & Investment Team, Department for Business and Trade

Amanda Rowan

International Trade Adviser, Northern Powerhouse

Jitendra Jain

Head – Chemicals, Department for Business and Trade India

Dr Liz Auty

Director, Alfa Chemicals and Alfa Chemicals Manufacturing

Thursday: 12.30to13.00 Stage 3

Session Host – Tony Heslop

EMEA Regional Lead Sustainability - BASF plc

Sean Rouse

Technology Specialist - Croda Europe Ltd

Jin Xuan

Associate Dean (Research & Innovation). Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences, University of Surrey

Jenny Readman

Business Development Manager. Centre for Process Innovation

Professor Peter Styring

Professor of Chemical Engineering & Chemistry. Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Sheffield

Sam Lowe

Clean Futures Technical Management, Home Care - Unilever

Wednesday: 10.30to12.00 Stage 4
Anna Parsons

IChemE Mini Conference - 'Towards sustainable production: the scaling up challenge'

Anna Parsons Associate Director - Process Engineering at AstraZeneca

Panellists:

Rob Peeling

Chair of IChemE Congress and Functional Fellow Representative

Chris Hamlin

Vice Chair - IChemE’s Process Management and Control SIG

Mark Apsey

Senior Vice President, Ameresco | Deputy President and Trustee, IChemE

Dr. James Winterburn

Reader in Chemical Engineering at The University of Manchester

Wednesday: 10.30to12.00 Stage 4
Dr Andy Ingram

IChemE Mini Conference - 'Towards sustainable production: the scaling up challenge'

Dr Andy Ingram Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering - University of Birmingham

Panellists:

Rob Peeling

Chair of IChemE Congress and Functional Fellow Representative

Chris Hamlin

Vice Chair - IChemE’s Process Management and Control SIG

Mark Apsey

Senior Vice President, Ameresco | Deputy President and Trustee, IChemE

Dr. James Winterburn

Reader in Chemical Engineering at The University of Manchester

Anna Parsons

Associate Director - Process Engineering at AstraZeneca

Thursday: 12.30to13.00 Stage 3
Jin Xuan

Flue2Chem - INSIGHT SESSION

Jin Xuan Associate Dean (Research & Innovation). Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences, University of Surrey

Thursday: 12.30to13.00 Stage 3
Professor Peter Styring

Flue2Chem - INSIGHT SESSION

Professor Peter Styring Professor of Chemical Engineering & Chemistry. Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Sheffield

Thursday: 10.30to11.30 Stage 1
Georgia Llewellyn

Session Host – Danish Azri

Sustainability Lead - CBA

Tony Heslop

Senior Sustainability Manager, BASF

Paul Mason

VP Operations TEMEC, DHL

Phil Richards

Head of ESG, Sustainable Energy First

Ben Pruden-Hough

Technical Administrator - Meade-King Robinson & Co Ltd

Richard Lock

COO, Holiferm Ltd