Graham Ormondroyd

Graham Ormondroyd

Head of Materials Research

BioComposites Centre, Bangor University

Graham manages the BioComposite Centre’s Materials group which has a large portfolio of R&D and commercial work involving naturally derived materials, waste management and waste utilisation.

With a background in forestry, forest industries technology and natural materials science his research work has focused on novel wood protection techniques, chemical modification and novel resin systems. Work has included benchmarking resins in MDF production and the use of recycled wood in the particleboard industry.

Graham sits on the BSi advisory board MI/2 ‘BioProducts’ and the review committee for PAS 600. He is also on the boards of the Wood Technology Society and the Natural Materials Association and is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining.

Speaker sessions:

Primary Processing: Making or Breaking the Eco-Credentials of Natural Fibre Composites at 11:30 on 19th June 2019