Speaker Group: Surfacing Science.

Bill Atkinson

Bill Atkinson is the Chief Scientific Advisor at Adler and Allan, leaking a team providing telephone chemical incident advice to callers ranging from the public to the emergency services, world-wide and in multiple languages. He supports the chemical incident response service provided by Adler and Allan across the UK, providing on and off-scene advice. After… Read more »

Sean Makin

Part of the Hoerbiger Group, Nottingham- based Newson Gale has been leading the way in hazardous area static grounding control for over 30 years, serving industries where processes generating static electricity have the potential to ignite flammable or combustible atmospheres. With several years’ experience in the field of static control, Sean Makin, Regional Sales Manager… Read more »

Dr Benjamin Naden

Ben is a Senior Research Scientist at PRA with an extensive background in chemistry and materials-based solutions for product and process development. Ben works with PRA clients and members in new product development, paint and coatings R&D, concept identification, technical sales, project management, and practical project delivery.

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 »