JOINT KEYNOTE

Why you need more diversity to maximise your success

Joint Speaker

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

Time & Location

Wednesday: 11.30 to 12.00, Stage 2

About this session:

Deborah Kelly and Shaun Vyfhuis of WISE, who campaign for better Gender Balance across STEM, will explain why having better diversity and more women in your organisation makes great business sense and Lisa Kelly, BASF will tell you what they have been doing to change this in their own organisation

Speaker Bio

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.

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 currently Chairs the Executive Committee for BACS (British Association for Chemical Specialities).