Mitigating risk

In this issue, we speak to Karl Jones of OAMPS Hazardous Industries, a specialist commercial insurance broker founded in 1986. Hazardous industries are their area of expertise, and since their foundation, they’ve worked with...

The arrival of the new era

Chemical Industry Journal met with Dr Maura Jolliffe, Commercial Director for Material Science and Specialty Chemicals at Brenntag UK & Ireland, to discuss the evolution of business relationships within the chemical industry. What changes have...

communication is key to industry wide success in managing risks

What key areas of risk do you help your clients to manage? We specialise in understanding complicated risk, and in particular that from major accident hazards. We approach risk understanding from three key perspectives, safety...

nobel prize winner talks to us

Dr Frances Arnold, the American chemist and engineer, who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize for her work in pioneering directed evolution reveals more about her work.  Dr...

Process safety leadership in focus

In this issue of the Chemical Industry Journal, we speak to Andy Stanley, Managing Director and founding partner of RAS, a specialist risk management firm with particular expertise in high hazard industries. Today, the RAS...

No-deal repercussions

“No-deal would be catastrophic,” so said Dr Dani Loughran on a recent edition of Question Time, when speaking of the impact of leaving the European Union. Dani’s words clearly resonated with the audience, viewers at...

process safety leadership

Protecting people, assets and profit “Profits are to some extent the return for successful risk-taking,” observes Julian Hought, Managing Director of HFL Consulting. “This means that those in charge must understand the risks and manage...

Process Safety Management – rethinking leadership

In this issue of the Chemical Industry Journal, we speak to Richard Roff and Neil Smith about their work with the Process Safety Management (PSM) Competence Programme Board. We take a look at the programmes...

Step outside of your comfort zone – Why an interdisciplinary approach is crucial for...

The £6M SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub has just relocated to a new research centre at Aston University, so in this issue, we speak to Professor Patricia Thornley, principal investigator of the hub and newly appointed...

Industry first for Brenntag

Chemical Industry Journal continues to follow Brenntag UK & Ireland. We meet Russel Argo, Regional President, Brenntag UK & Ireland, to discuss the company’s recent developments, sustainability and Responsible Care initiatives, and innovating for...