George Theodosopoulos
Keynote Speaker

George Theodosopoulos

Project Manager, Polymer & Composite Technologies Group, UK

George is a Project Manager at TWI Ltd and an affiliate of the Non-Metallic Innovation Centre (NIC), holding a position as a technical expert. He is a polymer scientist, with expertise in the fields of polymer synthesis and processing, nanocomposites, design and synthesis of complex macromolecular architectures and in the structure property relationship of polymers.

George holds a B.Sc. in Chemistry, a M.Sc. in Polymer Science and Applications and a Ph.D. in Macromolecular Chemistry. He has practiced the property manipulation of polymers through their predefined structural orientation and has a proven record of accomplishment in innovative actions.  He is also experienced in technical project management of multi-stakeholder projects and in research project development. He has successfully managed research and high-risk projects for the private sector (primarily serving the Oil&Gas industry), various innovations centres, for public defence industries and public funding.

George’s current interests include polymer recycling, the promotion of circular economic pathways, plastics management, AI assisted and sustainable product development and knowledge transfer. He has written/been involved in the preparation of more than eight collaborative proposals with a total value of over £18m and a large number of single client proposals.