Edward Platt

Responsible Care Lead


Edward obtained a master’s degree in chemical engineering, followed by a PhD in sustainability assessment from the University of Sheffield. With a focus on sustainable supply chain decision-making, Edward developed a bespoke screening tool for application to sustainable surfactants for degree sponsor Unilever Home Care.

Following the submission of his thesis, Edward joined the Chemical Business Association as their Responsible Care Lead, furthering his foundation of sustainable performance assessment into health, safety and security remits. Responsible Care stands as the Chemical Industry’s commitment to excellence and continuous improvement in health, safety, security and environmental performance throughout the chemical supply chain. With the recent appointment of a dedicated lead, Edward is striving for a boost in engagement and interest in order to augment Programme appreciation within the industry.


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