Setting the satnav to the right destination

Digitalisation is a journey and the starting point, a carefully planned digital roadmap. ABB Energy Industries global head of technology for chemical and refining points HELEN COMPSON in the right direction. Responsible for developing the...

Early starts and a busy schedule all in a weeks work for an account...

MONDAY Mondays are usually spent in the office with my team, and this morning we’re discussing our current sales and marketing activity, and I’m also reviewing our overall marketing strategy to ensure we’re meeting the...

Environmental firm’s chemical reaction

When environmental consultancy SLR acquired leading process safety management company HFL Consulting late last year, the two proved a dream fit. HFL Consulting’s team would build on SLR’s existing capability, said the latter’s European regional...

BIG BANG THEORY pays dividends

ChemUK founder Ian Stone tells Helen Compson about the massive expansion of the expo in what is only its second year It arrived with a bang last May and a formula worthy of the chemical...

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...