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

Simon Aldersley

Technical Director

U-POL

Ernesto Alfaro-Moreno

Group Leader Nanosafety

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory

Dr Indrat Aria

Cranfield University

Graham Armstrong

Indestructible Paint

Danny Ashburner

Rakem Sales Manager

Rakem Group

Rory Back

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

NSG Pilkington

Professor Jas Pal Badyal

Professor of Chemistry

Durham University

Jenny Barnett

F Ball & Company Ltd

Doug Beaumont

Akzonobel

Adam Bell

Applied Graphene Materials

Neil Beswick

UK & Ireland Sales Manager

Elcometer Ltd

Tom Beyersdorff

Bruno Bock Thiochemicals, sponsored by Lake Coatings

Nichola Boddy

Paint 360

Professor Stefan Bon

University of Warwick

Jonathan Bourne

RSC SCIG

Tom Bowtell

Chief Executive Officer

BCF

Jean-Pierre Chevillotte

TS&BD Manager

allnex

Dr Iva Chianella

Cranfield University

Prof. Stuart Clarke

Cambridge Uni

Linda Coppin

Distribution Manager Epoxy EMEAI

Westlake

Nikki Cosgrove

Lake Coatings

Gabriele Costa

Global Product Manager Bio Resins & Additives

Lamberti

Dr Sandra Coulthurst

Technical Manager EMEA

Univar Solutions

Dr Francesco Criscitiello

Technical Sales and Product Manager

Laviosa Chimica Mineraria S.p.A.

Gary Critchlow

Loughborough University

Prof. Gary Critchlow

Professor of Surface & Interface Science

Loughborough University

Dr Charlie Cunningham

University of Warwick

Rachel Demaine

QHSE Manager – Darwen Manufacturing

Crown Paints

Ciara Dempsey

Regulatory Affairs Manager

BCF

Pietro Di Tondo

Regulatory Manager

REACHLaw UK Ltd

John Dixon

Whittle Industry Data

Tim Doggett

Chief Executive

Chemical Business Association

Alexander Dorodko

Business Development Manager (South East UK)

Fischer Instrumentation

Sebastian Dziki

Regional Technical Service Chemist

Borchers

Jonathan Falder

HMG Paints

Robert Fell

Director & Chief Executive

Y. Fernandes

ANGUS Chemical Company

Dr Richard Fitton

University of Salford

Martijn Fossen

Senior Commercial Marketing Manager Resins

BASF

Gurps Gill

FSi Ltd

Jon-Paul Griffiths

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Oxford Advanced Surfaces

Chris Griffiths

Technology Transfer Fellow

University of Swansea

Dr Stefan Guldin

University College London

Dr Simon Haas

Research Scientist

Promethean Particles

Ignatius Hadi

Consultant

NexantECA

Markus Hallack

Head of Applied Research & Technology Industrial & Transportation Coatings

Evonik

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

Dr Wayne Harrison

Application Specialist

Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre

Dr Christophe Hein

Market Manager

TotalEnergies Fluids

Tony Heslop

Senior Sustainability Manager

BASF

Rob Hogan

NexantECA

Dr Xianghui Hou

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering

University of Nottingham

Dr Neil Hunt

Senior Regulatory Specialist

Yordas Group

Dr Neil Hunt

Managing Chemistry Consultant

Yordas Group

Katherine Imbert

Standards Development Manager

BSI

Dr Sue Impey

Cranfield University

Dr Chloe James

Senior Lecturer, Medical Microbiology

University of Salford

Dr Sung-Huan Jang

University of Plymouth

Matt Johnson

CEO

LAIIER

Heiko Juckel

Global Head Enduser 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

Veli Kilpeläinen

Global Technical Sales Manager of Talc for Paints and Industrials

Elementis

Lars Kirmaier

Technical Account Manager

Sun Chemical

Phil Knowles

Sales Director

Wilfrid Smith Limited

Douglas Leech

Technical Director

Chemical Business Association

Dr Daniel Lester

Platform Manager, Polymer Characterisation Research Technology Platform

University of Warwick

Chris Lowe

Manager Long Term Development Laboratory

Beckers

Jenna Luchak

Hausbots

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

Elaine McGavin

Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Chemical Business Association

Dr Robert Menzel

University Academic Fellow

University of Leeds

Malcolm Morris

Technical Manager

Sherwin Williams

Dr James Murray

Research Fellow, Faculty of Engineering

University of Nottingham

Prof. Ghasem Nasr

University of Salford

Dr Vahid Nasrollahi

University of Birmingham

Prof. J. R. Nicholls

Cranfield University

Brian Norton

Managing Director

Indestructible Paint

Jim Palmer

J P Consultancy Ltd

Prof. Ioannis Papakonstantinou

Professor of Photonics and Nanofabrication

University College London

Colin Pardoe

Sales Director

Fibrestar

David Park

Public Affairs Manager

BCF

Nicole Plutzer

Head of Application Support

Colibri Business EMEA

Caitlin Rafferty

Business Development Manager

Rakem

Dr James Redfern

Senior Lecturer, Department of Natural Science

Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr Saadane Rezaiguia

Customer Application Specialist

Angus Chemical

Adam Riley

PPG Silica Products

Dr Edith Rogers

Cranfield University

Nigel Rose

Technical Sales Director

Rhopoint

Thierry Rottiers

Konica Minolta Sensing Europe

Arjan Schaeffer

Technical Sales Service Manager – Coatings Additives EMEA

Ashland Industries Nederland BV

Dr Tara Schiller

Associate Professor

University of Warwick

Udo Schonhoff

Technical Sales Manager Coatings EMEA

Elementis GmbH

Lisa Scullion

Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre

Dr Natalia Sergeeva

University of Leeds

R. Severac

ANGUS Chemical Company

Dr Romain Severac

Paints & Coatings Technical Leader

ANGUS Chemical Company

Paul Sheppard

President

OCCA

Claire Skentelbery

Director General

Nanotechnology Industries Association

Dr Claire Skentelbery

Director General

Nanotechnology Industries Association

Prof. Andrew Slark

EPSRC Manufacturing Fellow

University of Sheffield

Wayne Smith

Director of Regulatory Affairs

BCF

Graham Smith

PR Consultant

MPMA

Dr Steve Snaith

Non-Executive Director

BCF

Rob Somerville

Field Sales Executive

Elcometer Ltd

Dr Fabian Sorce

PhD Student

Imperial College London

Dr. Ulf Stalmach

Key Account Manager

ORONTEC GmbH

Dirk Sühling

Technical Service Manager Coatings

Synthomer Deutschland GmbH

Jason Surguy

Siltech Limited

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

Matthew Wadge

University of Nottingham

Dr Marc Walker

Platform Manager, Photoemission Research Technology Platform

University of Warwick

Dean Winder

CIRS Ireland

Nick Wood

Account Manager

Synthron

Dr Lucas Zimmerman

ICL Phosphate Specialty