Dr Claire Skentelbery
Nanotechnology Industries Association
Following a degree in agriculture and PhD in biochemistry, Claire worked within scientific marketing and cluster development, working within the Cambridge (UK) biotechnology cluster. She has spent the majority of her career within scientific networks and associations, having been a founder (and manager) of the Council of European BioRegions and also Secretary General of the European Biotechnology Network. She has been the Director General of the Nanotechnology Industry Association since 2017 and focuses on the market access barriers for nanomaterials, including regulations, with a particular interest on overall economic development of the nanomaterials industry and its evolution policy-wise at a global level.