FEATURE SESSION/Q&A

“Circular economy - balancing conventional chemistry and the switch to bioresources”

Time & Location

Wednesday: 11.00 to 12.00, Stage 2

Speaker

Sarah DavidsonGroup Sustainability Coordinator for Global Research and Technology at Croda

About this presentation

A discussion and panel session covering aspects of the UK research and innovation developments in new enabling technologies, whole system approaches, alternative feedstocks including CO2 and the UK biomass landscape, all of which are transforming the UK’s chemical industry into a fossil-independent, NetZero and more sustainable circular economy.”

Contributing speakers/panellists

  • Sarah Davidson, Group Sustainability Coordinator for Global Research and Technology at Croda
  • Dr Jonathan Wagner, Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, Loughborough University, Programme Lead for National Interdisciplinary Centre for Circular Chemical Economy (CircularChem)
  • Dr Catherine Julia Mort, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Industrial Biotechnology (InnovateUK KTN)

landscape, all of which are transforming the UK’s chemical industry into a fossil-independent, NetZero and more sustainable circular economy.

Session host and individual speakers & sub-themes coming soon

Speaker Bio:

Sarah has been with Croda since 2018, working in both corporate sustainability and research and development. For the past 18 months she has been working in the Global Research and Technology team to embed sustainability into Croda’s innovation programme and support with the delivery of Croda’s ambitious corporate sustainability targets. Sarah has a Master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Sheffield, and is also the current CIA Young Ambassador.