KEYNOTE

UK CHEMICAL INDUSTRY KEYNOTE

Speaker

Stephen ElliottChief Executive - The Chemical Industries Association (CIA)

Time & Location

Wednesday: 12.00 to 12.20, Stage 1

About this presentation

Against the backdrop of massive sector challenges and changing business & regulatory landscapes,  an opportunity to hear the latest thoughts & perspectives from the UK’s national trade association, representing and advising the chemical and chemical product industries

Speaker Bio

Steve Elliott joined the Chemical Industries Association in 1997, spending four and half years as Head, International Trade with additional responsibility for Sustainable Development.  In April 2002, he was promoted to the position of Director, Trade & Competitiveness and subsequently Director, Business Environment.   Steve was appointed Chief Executive of the CIA in February 2006.

Prior to his career with CIA, he spent fifteen years working with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), a UK/South African trade advisory body and Crown Agents as an international trade policy and promotion specialist, as well as in general consulting with the BPI Group.

Steve is currently a member of the COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) Strategic Forum and he also chairs Building a Safer Future Ltd – an organisation charged with driving leadership and culture change in the construction industry’s response to the Grenfell tragedy.  Steve sits on the Board of the Involvement and Participation Association (an employee relations think-tank), is a trustee of the chemical industry’s training body, CogentSkills, and chairs the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) Communications Network.