David Parker BA MSc
David is a consultant with over 16 years’ experience in the remanufacturing, sustainability, waste and resources fields gained working for consultancy Oakdene Hollins. Prior to that, with a background in process engineering, he enjoyed 14 years in ICI and DuPont with roles ranging from software design, consultancy support, process design, plant operations, R&D, full package engineering, commissioning, project management and techno-commercial investment analysis. , David is looking to leverage his diverse experience into assisting organisations understand and realise near-term opportunities in the so-called Circular Economy.
Recent experience has been in two strands: In remanufacturing, managing the Centre for Remanufacturing and Reuse as a Defra-funded manufacturing advisory service and follow-on EU-funded projects. And in chemicals advisory, with projects to scale and cost a bio-chemical processes; and managing the technical revision of EU Ecolabel detergents criteria on behalf of EC-Joint Research Centre Seville.
He has a MEng in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge, a MSc in Mathematical Methods from University of Teesside and a MBA from the University of Durham.