Speaker Group: Conference 2022.

Katherine Imbert

Katherine Imbert is a standards development manager at BSI. She is responsible for the development and maintenance of standards for test methods for paints, colour measurement and schedules, paint systems and surface preparation for metallic and non-metallic substrates.

Rory Back

Rory Back, from Liverpool, UK, studied Chemistry at Durham from 2011-2014. He then joined NSG as a Technologist in the Thin Film Technology department, and was seconded to his current role in 2018 as the R&D Incubator & Value-Added-Products Technical Manager. Rory works within the R&D Incubator to develop new technologies, applications, and SME partnerships… Read more »

Graham Smith

Graham Smith has worked with the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA) for  some thirty years and in 1996 founded Twelve PR, an award winning communications agency which works across education, environmental and waste sectors. In addition to MPMA, Twelve’s clients include Canned Food UK, Cawleys Waste Management, Tata Steel, Roberts Metal Packaging, and William Say… Read more »

Tom Bowtell

Tom has led the British Coatings Federation as Chief Executive Officer since 2012.  He has extensive experience in the paints and coatings industry, having worked for AkzoNobel for 19 years in the Vehicle Refinish and Decorative Coatings Sectors in the UK, The Netherlands, Eastern Europe, and the USA in senior sales and marketing roles. Voted… Read more »

Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson is passionate about the potential for smart materials, smart surfaces, and IoT to transform the built environment. Matt is the CEO of LAIIER, which has developed a suite of ultra-thin printed sensors which connect the surfaces of the smart building to the cloud. Seamlessly creating a smart skin to prevent and mitigate the most common… Read more »