Who is speaking…

Surfex will be welcoming industry leaders to present and discuss topical content throughout its two-day programme. Click on the links below to view speaker biographies and their presentation details.

Matthew Adby

X-Rite Pantone

Graham Armstrong

Indestructible Paint

Simon Aspinall

Marketing Executive

Verder UK Distribution

Rory Back

R&D Incubator & Value-Added-Product Technical Manager

NSG Pilkington

Nirav Banker

Business Head (UK, Asia-Pacific and Middle East)

SIAM U.K.

Jenny Barnett

F Ball & Company Ltd

Neil Beswick

UK & Ireland Sales Manager

Elcometer Ltd

Alexandra Birden

Stort Chemicals

Nichola Boddy

Paint 360

Jonathan Bourne

RSC SCIG

Tom Bowtell

Chief Executive Officer

BCF

Stuart Clarke

Cambridge Uni

Linda Coppin

HEXION B.V.

Jack Cornes

Managing Director

Hausbots

Gary Critchlow

Loughborough University

Gary Critchlow

IMF

Dr Charlie Cunningham

University of Warwick

Rachel Demaine

QHSE Manager – Darwen Manufacturing

Crown Paints

Ryan Diggory

Senior Policy Advisor

BEIS

John Dixon

Whittle Industry Data

Alexander Dorodko

Business Development Manager (South East UK)

Fischer Instrumentation

Philip Edwards

Scotland & Cumbria Area Manager

Verder Ltd

Ann-Marie Etherington

The Oil & Colour Association

Jonathan Falder

HMG Paints

Robert Fell

Director & Chief Executive

Y. Fernandes

ANGUS Chemical Company

Dr Richard Fitton

University of Salford

Gurps Gill

FSi Ltd

Jordan Goodman

Sales Executive

Elcometer Ltd

Jon-Paul Griffiths

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Oxford Advanced Surfaces

Asjin Gritter

Product Manager

Verderair

Sophie Guinard

Yordas Group

Dr Stefan Guldin

University College London

Dr Simon Haas

Research Scientist

Promethean Particles

Dr Ian Hancox

Operational Manager of the Research Technology Platforms (RTPs)

University of Warwick

Kenan Handzic

Fischer Instrumentation

Kenan Handzic

Business Development Manager

Fischer Instrumentation

Wayne Harrison

Application Specialist

Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre

Keel Heubner

Yordas Group

Dr Xianghui Hou

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering

University of Nottingham

Dr Neil Hunt

Senior Regulatory Specialist

Yordas Group

Dr Chloe James

Senior Lecturer, Medical Microbiology

University of Salford

Dr Sung-Huan Jang

University of Plymouth

Eifion Jewell

Swansea University

Matt Johnson

CEO and Co-Founder

Bare Conductive

Heiko Juckel

Global Head Enduse Management, Marine & Protective Coatings

BYK-Chemie GmbH

Dr Kai Paul

Senior Consultant

Bluefrog Scientific

Prof. Joseph Keddie

Soft Matter Physics

University of Surrey

Sean Kelly

Senior Project Manager

Nanotechnology Industries Association

Dr Sean Kelly

Senior Project Manager

Nanotechnology Industries Association

Lars Kirmaier

Technical Account Manager

Sun Chemical

Phil Knowles

Sales Director

Wilfrid Smith Limited

Chris Lowe

Manager Long Term Development Laboratory

Beckers

Michelle Lynch

Sales Representative

SIAM SL

Dr Heather M. Yates

Reader

University of Salford

Geoff Mackey

Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Director

BASF

Kevin Mann

Senior Sales Manager

IKA England

Dr Con Robert McElroy

RenewChem Manager, Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence

University of York

Dr Robert Menzel

University Academic Fellow

University of Leeds

Laura Merritt

Merritt Recruitment

Ulf Moebius

Senior Project Manager - Pigment Preparation

BASF

Dr James Murray

Research Fellow, Faculty of Engineering

University of Nottingham

Prof. Ghasem Nasr

University of Salford

Dr Vahid Nasrollahi

University of Birmingham

Sonny Ngo

Becker Industrial Paints

Brian Norton

Managing Director

Indestructible Paint

Dr Pilar Ortiz-Alías

Regulatory Affairs

SIAM S.L., Spain

Jim Palmer

J P Consultancy Ltd

Prof. Ioannis Papakonstantinou

University College London

Kevin Rafferty

Managing Director

Rakem

Kieran Rafferty

Managing Director

Maker

Jorn Renema

Technical Sales - Additives

BASF

Adam Riley

PPG Silica Products

Karl Rossmann

TS&BD Manager Metal Protective

allnex

Thierry Rottiers

Konica Minolta Sensing Europe

Arjan Schaeffer

Ashland

Lisa Scullion

Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre

R. Severac

ANGUS Chemical Company

Dr Romain Severac

Paints & Coatings Technical Leader

ANGUS Chemical Company

Paul Sheppard

OCCA

Claire Skentelbery

Director General

Nanotechnology Industries Association

Dr Claire Skentelbery

Director General

Nanotechnology Industries Association

Wayne Smith

Director of Regulatory Affairs

BCF

Graham Smith

PR Consultant

MPMA

Fabian Sorce

PhD Student

Imperial College London

Matt Sykes

Technical Liaison Manager

MPMA

Mark Taylor

Sales Manager

Sun Chemical Pigments

TBC

Warwick Manufacturing Group

TBC TBC

Warwick Manufacturing Group

Prof. Manish Tiwari

Professor of Nanoengineering

University College London

Oliver Truchses (BSc)

TS&BD Manager

allnex

Umberto Tuan

S.A.P.I.C.I

Ron Van der Leeuw

Industry Manager Thermosets

Chromaflo

Matthew Wadge

University of Nottingham

Alun Williams

Head of Comms and External Stakeholder Engagement - Chemicals, Pesticides and Hazardous Waste

DEFRA

Craig Woolhouse

Business Development Manager

Elcometer

Bryan Zhou

Deputy General Manager and Senior Regulatory Consultant

CIRS Ireland

Dr Lucas Zimmerman

ICL Phosphate Specialty