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

What the future might hold for the chemical supply chain

Time & Location

Wednesday: 13.00 to 14.00, Stage 1

Guest panellist:

Kate MingayChair of the Chemical Business Association and Managing Director of Dakram Materials Ltd

About this Session

What the future might hold for the chemical supply chain

‘The CBA Big Debate’ – daily CBA-hosted panels

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. After several years of unprecedented challenges, our first Big Debate on Day One will bring together a panel of industry experts to consider the current situation and what the future might hold?

Hosted by: Elaine McGavin, Regulatory Affairs Specialist · Chemical Business Association

Panellist bio:

 Bio: Kate is the Chair of the Chemical Business Association (CBA) and Managing Director of  Dakram Materials Ltd which she founded in 2003 to import, export, and distribute metal-based chemicals.

Kate studied Materials Sciences with Management at Brunel University, London, graduating with a first-class honours degree.

A fluent French speaker, her 30-year career in the industry began as a Research then Marketing Assistant with ICI Films.  Kate joined the Rare Earths Division of Meldform Metals Limited becoming the European Sales Manager and then Business Manager of its Germanium division with product, planning, and profit responsibility for this international business.