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...

Pioneering animal-free science

In this issue of the Chemical Industry Journal, we speak to Dr Carol Treasure, co-founder and CEO of XCellR8 which provides animal-free safety and efficacy tests. We learn how testing techniques that were once...

Starting a business relationship

In this edition of Chemical Industry Journal, we speak to MartinGilmore, Head of Partnerships and Business Engagement for Physical Sciences at Lancaster University, to find out about seed funding and facilities available at Lancaster...

How deeper collaboration can create opportunities for improved business resilience

In this issue, we speak to Simon Thompson, Managing Director and Chemical & Life Sciences Practice Leader at Marsh, about the evolution of insurances broking, the issues of importance to the chemical industry today,...

Finding cause for optimism in an uncertain world

These are troubling times for the UK chemicals sector and the ramifications of Brexit is something that is taking up more and more of Richard John Carter’s time. The Managing Director of BASF in the...

Brenntag goes from strength to strength with strategic acquisitions

Growth of Brenntag UK & Ireland reflects the underlying optimism of the chemical industry as reported in the previous edition of Chemical Industry Journal. Following the series of interviews last year we speak to...