Ian Shott

Chairman CBE FREng

Ian is exceptionally well-connected and respected in the industry, having been embedded in national policy and strategy for decades. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Royal Society of Chemistry and has honorary chairs in three British universities.

In addition to his role at BPE, he is a member of the Chemistry Growth Partnership and chairs Accelerated Innovation which is at the heart of strategy development between industry and the UK government.

As an international business leader and mentor, Ian’s strong leadership has helped to grow BPE into the success it is today, as one of the UK’s leaders in chemical and biochemical engineering design.