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President - Paul Booth OBE

Paul BoothPaul Booth OBE begins his second spell as SCI President on 3 July 2019, succeeding Neil Carson OBE. Paul has worked in the chemical industry for over 40 years and was a senior executive and Chairman with SABIC until his retirement in 2016. In 2013, he received an OBE in recognition of his services to the industry.

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Chair - Board of Trustees - Dr Alan Baylis

Alan BaylisDr Alan Baylis was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees at the AGM on 1 July 2015. He has been an active member of SCI for 12 years since leaving R&D management in Syngenta to set-up his own consultancy. He joined SCI to extend his network, and is now keen on encouraging those at the beginning of their careers to get involved in SCI and the Agrisciences Group, which runs a very successful event for PhD and post-doc researchers every year.

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The SCI team, led by Chief Executive Officer, Sharon Todd, are responsible for delivering the strategy as agreed by the Board of Trustees and running the day to day activities of SCI.

Chief Executive Officer - Sharon Todd

Sharon ToddSharon Todd joined SCI on 15 June 2015. Sharon is an experienced senior executive with over 25 years in the chemical industry. She has worked for a number of global corporations, including board positions in listed companies as well as small companies and start ups. In moving to SCI she brings her industry experiences to strengthen the ties between SCI and industry.

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