CHEMUK 2023 Speaker Programme

Thursday: 11.30to12.0 Stage 4
Justine Fosh

Justine Fosh Chief Executive Officer - Cogent Skills

Wednesday: 143.30to15.00 Stage 2
Dr. Patrick Dodds

Dr. Patrick Dodds Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Hexigone

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Neil Smith – Session Host

Neil Smith – Session Host Head of Workforce Development - Cogent Skills

Wednesday: 11.00to12.00 Stage 1
Chemical Business Association

CBA Big Debate - Age of Globalisation

Chemical Business Association

Panellists:

Tim Doggett

Chief Executive, Chemical Business Association (CBA)

Richard Ward

Business Director – Airedale Group

Sarah Taylor

Managing Director – Grace Overseas

Yvonne Malewski

Commercial Integrations Manager – Brenntag

Liam McCarroll

Global Director of Sustainability - Univar Solutions

Alastair Gardner

Trade Specialist, Chemicals Export & Investment Team - Department for Business & Trade

Trevor Mathers

Managing Director – Alfa Chemicals

Wednesday: 12.00to13.00 Stage 1
UK Government Sector Briefing  –  Featuring: Opening pre-recorded video address from: George Freeman, Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation

UK Government - for a successful and sustainable chemicals sector

UK Government Sector Briefing – Featuring: Opening pre-recorded video address from: George Freeman, Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation

Opening pre-recorded video address from: George Freeman, Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation

George Freeman

Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation - Department for Science, Innovation and Technology

Guest Panellist: Dr Matt Penrose

Head of CRD’s Strategy, Evidence and Engagement Unit, Health and Safety Executive

Guest Panellist: Melanie Foster

Head of Chemicals Strategy, Policy and Trade, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Guest Panellist: Andrew Waters

Head of Chemicals, Department for Business and Trade

Guest Panellist: Beccy Eggleton

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

Wednesday: 14.00to15.00 Stage 1
BASF

UK REACH – Where Are We in ’23?

BASF Regulatory Affairs Manager - BASF plc

Session Host/Guest Panellists:

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

Global Regulatory Strategies & Advocacy Manager – LUBRIZOL

Nishma Patel

Policy Director - Chemical Industries Association (CIA)

Chloe Alexander

UK Campaigner CHEM Trust

Darren Abrahams

Partner at Steptoe and Johnson LLP

Ciara Dempsey

Regulatory Affairs Manager - British Coatings Federation (BCF)

Wednesday: 14.00to15.00 Stage 3
NEPIC

Ryan Siddall

Head of Technical, North East Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC)

James Rogers

Site Head, Sterling Pharma Solutions

Will Reynolds

Flow Chemistry Development Chemist, Sterling Pharma Solutions

Stephen Byard

Principal Research Fellow, Science & Technology, Candidate Development, Quotient Sciences

Christine Gardner

Inspection and Packaging Technical Lead, GSK

Dr. Charles Heise

Associate Director - Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

Wednesday 15.00to15.30 Stage 4
BCMPA – The Association for Contract Manufacturing, Packing, Fulfilment and Logistics

Panellists:

Panel Host: Emma Verkaik

Membership & Marketing Director - BCMPA – The Association for Contract Manufacturing, Packing, Fulfilment and Logistics

Steve Meyer

Managing Director - Cod Beck Blenders

Dave Roberts

Managing Director, Rutpen Ltd.

Martin Usher

Managing Director - Grotech Production Ltd

Thursday: 11.00to12.00 Stage 1
Chemical Business Association

Panellists & Session Hosts

Kate Mingay

Chair of the Chemical Business Association and Managing Director of Dakram Materials Ltd

Liran Mallar

Group Director of HR and PR - 2M Holdings Group

Mollie Williams

Technical Sales Manager UK & Benelux - Nordmann U.K.

Richard Lock

Managing Director, Holiferm ltd

Hannah Drake

Customer Experience Specialist – Crafted Ltd

Danish Zaiful Azri

Regulatory and Supply Chain Support - Chemical Business Association

Josh Leech

Member's Services Representative - Chemical Business Association (CBA)