A Sustainable future for Adhesives and Sealants - Hosted by BASA

Time & Location

Wednesday: 15.00 to 16.00, Stage 2

Session Host

Jenny BarnettSHEQ Manager - F Ball and Co Ltd

About this Session

A Sustainable future for Adhesives and Sealants

FEATURE PANEL SESSION: Hosted by BASA (British Adhesives & Sealants Association)

60 min feature panel session on Day 1, hosted by BASA (British Adhesives and Sealants Association)

The panel will look at aspects of sustainability (packaging, VOC emissions and energy demands) relating to the Net Zero pledges, the issue of dismantlability and the need for innovative design and how regulation and standards have a role to play in the development of innovative solutions to enable circularity and sustainability. Representatives from the sector and standards and Regulation makers will discuss how adhesives and sealants can be enablers for a sustainable future.

Session Host – Jim Palmer J P Consultancy Ltd – BASA Technical Officer

Guest Panellists:

Steve Farnworth, Managing Director – Itac

Jenny Barnett, SHEQ Manager – F Ball and Co Ltd

Lorna Williams, Executive Officer – British Adhesives & Sealants Association

Bio: Jenny has worked in the Adhesives industry for 15 years, originally in quality and analytical laboratories with the last 10 years in Health, Safety and Environmental Management and ISO management systems (9001, 14001 and 18001).  In this time, she has lead a global sustainability team and is currently the chair of the BASA Environment and Sustainability working group and. Now working as the SHEQ Manager for F. Ball and Co. Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of flooring adhesives and floor preparation products for the contract flooring industry, Jenny has a BSc(Hons) degree in Molecular Science (with an environmental chemistry leaning) and a Post Grad Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (DipOSH).