Bryan joined the Board on 13 September 2012 and since 18 September 2015 has been the Independent Non-executive Chairman of the Company. Bryan has over 30 years’ experience in the chemicals industry; 28 years with ICI and 5 years with Croda, and was most recently President Global Operations for Croda International. He was a member of the executive management teams in Croda and in a number of large speciality chemicals businesses in ICI, and has extensive management experience running regional and global business units in the UK, US, Belgium and The Netherlands. He also has expertise in developing new business in the speciality chemicals sectors; extensive functional experience in R&D and operations, and significant M&A experience. He is also currently a Non-executive Chairman of Applied Graphene Materials PLC.