Double Graduate of Glasgow University in Scotland, BSc (Hons) in Chemistry in 1985 followed by a PhD in Organic Chemistry in 1988.

Joined BP Chemicals in 1988 in Grangemouth, Scotland, initially in Petrochemicals R&D focusing upon heterogeneous catalysis development and process optimization. Continued with BP until 2006, located in France, Belgium and the USA in a number of roles ranging from Polyolefin Catalyst Development to Advanced Process Control deployment.

Following a number of years as a Director of small Scotland based Consultancy, joined Sipchem in late 2012 as Manufacturing Planning and Improvement Manager, and subsequently Compliance and Product Stewardship Manager since mid-2019.

Richard Tomanek

Dr. Richard Tomanek

Senior Manager, Compliance & Product Stewardship