PANEL SESSION: ‘The CBA Big Debate’ - daily CBA-hosted panels

Attracting future talent for a sustainable chemical supply chain

Time & Location

Thursday: 10.00 to 11.00, Stage 1

Guest panellist:

Jennifer CunninghamBusiness Lead UK & Account Manager, BTC Europe

About this Session

Founded nearly 100 years ago, the Chemical Business Association has grown to be the voice of the chemical supply chain, working closely with its members and Government alike in navigating and finding solutions to the many challenges facing the industry.

Day Two’s Big Debate panel will include some of our Young Person Award Winners to look at ‘Attracting future talent into an aging chemical industry.’ We’ll reflect on their experiences as to how industry can work smarter to improve perceptions and attract future talent.

Hosted by: Josh Leech, Member’s Services Representative – Chemical Business Association (CBA)

Panellist bio:

Jenny Cunningham studied Chemistry at Manchester Metropolitan University before starting her 10 year career at BASF. She has had a number of commercial sales roles, mainly within BTC the distribution arm of the business, and is currently BTC Business Lead for the ‘C-business area’ and will shortly be starting a new position as Junior Business Manager Europe (BTC). Jenny is a member of the NWBLT Rising Stars Program which aims at promoting women into senior leadership positions and has also created an Early Careers Network within BASF PLC.