“Why you need more women to maximise your success”


Lisa KellyHead of BTC, UK & Ireland at BTC Chemical Distribution

Time & Location

Wednesday: 11.30 to 12.00, Stage 2

Speaker Bio

Lisa assumed the role of Head of BTC UK & Ireland in January 2016. She is also a member of the BASF Plc Leadership team.  Having a strong passion for diversity & inclusion, Lisa represents BASF with WISE (Women in Science and Engineering). She also sits on the Executive Committee for BACS (British Association for Chemical Specialities)


Her working career started as a Laboratory Technician at Magnesium Elektron (part of British Alcan) and then as a Sales Correspondent at Degussa Ltd.


Having joined the Fine Chemical Sales business at BASF plc in 1989, Lisa was delegated to Switzerland between 2001-2004 where she was North Europe Aroma Chemicals Manager. On her return to the UK she became Head of Sales Detergents & Formulators for BTC UK, BASF’s in-house chemical distribution company.