Speaker Group: TechFocus Presentations.

Dr Christophe Hein

After a PhD in Chemistry in the French aerospace agency (ONERA), Christophe Hein joined TotalEnergies company 15 years ago as a lab manager in TRTG research center for 4 years, then joined the refinery supply division as an optimizer manager. In 2015, he took a position in Strategy to develop biofuels production and the supply… Read more »

Dr. Ulf Stalmach

Dr. Stalmach studied chemistry in Mainz, Germany, earning his Ph.D. in 1997 in Organic Chemistry. After a postdoctoral period (focus: Polymer Chemistry) in Groningen, NL, he started his coatings career in 2000, first in R&D, later setting up and implementing a controlling system for coating raw materials with an international Swiss holding. He joined ORONTEC… Read more »

Linda Coppin

Linda Coppin has a chemical degree and started to work in 1986 in the epoxy R&D department of Shell in those days. Subsequently she has held positions in technical service and sales of the epoxy products portfolio. Today she is responsible for the Westlake Epoxy B.V.  EMEA distributor network where she focusses, amongst other tasks,… Read more »

Dirk Sühling

Dirk Sühling studied with in-service training in Marl and graduated in 1997 as certified chemical engineer. He worked for 21 years in different R&D positions in the water based binder manufacturing industry. In April 2018 he joined Synthomer Deutschland GmbH as Technical Service Manager Coatings.

Veli Kilpeläinen

Veli Kilpeläinen is educated as Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Chemistry. We works currently as Global Technical Sales Manager of Talc for Paints and Industrials. Main responsibility is paint and coating industry, but he is responsible also for ceramic and constructions industries. He has worked for talc business for 28 years. Before talc business he… Read more »

Udo Schonhoff

Udo Schonhoff works since 1995 in the coating additives industry. He has built in-depth knowledge on technical application and technical service of additives in many systems such as coatings, sealants, adhesives and construction as well as inks. Udo Schonhoff is 22 years with Elementis and is since 2018 working in his current position as “Technical… Read more »

Dr Neil Hunt

Neil Hunt has worked for Yordas for over ten years, where he leads the company’s services for nanomaterials, authorization, and risk assessment. He has been an active partner in a number of EU-funded research projects into the risk assessment of nanomaterials and advanced materials.  Before joining Yordas, he worked in the biotech and fine chemicals… Read more »

Sebastian Dziki

Sebastian joined Borchers’ Technical Service Team in Germany in 2019 as a chemist. Since then, he has provided numerous performance-driven solutions with Borchers’ additives, driers, and catalysts in paint and coating formulations. Before joining Borchers, he worked for PPG Industries in R&D for their Architectural and Protective and Marine Coatings divisions. Sebastian holds a bachelor’s… Read more »

Pietro Di Tondo

Pietro Di Tondo has joined REACHLaw UK as a Regulatory Manager to focus on our UK REACH business and to guide our clients though the UK REACH regulation. Pietro holds both a Bachelor of Science with Honours and a Master Degree in Chemistry from The University of Manchester. Prior to joining REACHLaw UK, Pietro worked… Read more »