This expert has spent more than 30 years at a multinational conglomerate company and rose to become the Head of Research, Development, and Innovation. In that role, this expert-led a team of over 60 diverse technologists in polymers, chemicals, adhesives, filtration, & films. Within their extensive career, they have developed expertise in research, development, and innovation of adhesives and polymers on a global scale across a wide range of markets.
✔ As Head of Research, Development, and Innovation they led and managed teams of over 60 people across the area of polymers, chemicals, adhesives, filtration, and films.
✔ Experience as a leader in Research and Development
✔ 2 years of experience as a Application Engineering Manager
✔ 17 years as a Commercialization Manager gaining vast knowledge and experience across the chemicals industry.
This expert has over 20 years experience in plastics recycling. Covering a broad range of segments from post-consumer, post-industrial, and advanced plastics recycling and uses. They have a deep knowledge of end-users for recycling products including regrind and reprocessed resin. Their specialism is in commodity grade plastics.
✔ Develop long-term supply and sales relationships within own network. Includes vetting supply accounts and offering advice for best handling and pricing. Customers include compounders/molders in market sectors such as automotive; food service; consumer goods; construction; agriculture; etc.
✔ Contractor for a global waste solutions company with a pyrolysis plant in the United States.
✔ Plastics renewal via chemical recycling to help companies meet sustainability goals.
✔ In recycled plastics sales/purchasing with yearly volume average 2015-2018
• Sourcing: 4-6 million lbs./year, including rigids; films; regrind; obsolete pellets; purge; parts
• Sales: 16-22.8 million lbs. recycled regrind and/or pellets
✔ Second employee in newly formed plastics division. Currently top ranked plastics recycler in the US
The Expert spent his career predominately in the energy, oil and gas and chemical sectors, working with the processes of chemicals and plastics recycling. The Expert led operations and commercialisation of transformational biodegradable plastics product, created by high-growth entrepreneurial R&D start-up. Further, this expert has worked in the packaging of lubricant products with an annual budget of >$0.5 Billion.
✔ Working extensively in the plastic and chemicals sector providing strategic company direction, project development, sustainable trading strategies and asset reviews in New Chemical Feeds.
✔ Hydrogen, Syngas, Bioplastic, Polymer Recycling, Plastic Chemical recycling sectors. – Venture Partner
✔ Guided access to funding for large-scale infrastructure projects, through soon to be regulated investment exchange
✔ Waste-To-Energy / Waste-To-Heat / Waste Management, ESG and Sustainability, Chemicals, and Oil and Gas specialisms.
✔ Vast experience in multiple senior roles including: COO, Commercial Manager, and Global Category Manager
This Expert is a Senior Consultant in the area of plastics market, applications and formulations, with managerial experience on: Additives and Formulations for Polyolefin Polymers and Compounds, Product Research, Innovation and Development in Plastics, Marketing research on Plastics, Plastic Market Innovation and management of new Projects (Projects management).
✔ Plastics Consultant for Polymers Applications and Stabilization
✔ R&D Product Development and Technology Transfer Associate Director
✔ Senior Account Manager for Injection Molding
✔ Director of Additives Plastic Division
✔ Head Manager of Formulations (PP, PE, TPO, Compounds, PB-1)
Expert has more then 26 years of experience working in the chemicals industry. They started out as a manager working with acrylic monomers and superabsorbant polymers. From this, they became a business director within a petrochemicals company. Currently they are the president at a petrochemical strategy company. Over this experts career they have developed in-depth expertise across the areas of petrochemicals, olefins, strategy, and commodity trading.
✔ Has led a North American petrochemical joint venture management project.
✔ Business Manager Acrylic Monomers and Superabsorbant Polymers
✔ Specialist across chemicals, petrochemicals, olefins, strategy and commodity trading.
✔ Led multiple joint venture strategies.