Ellen joined the British Compressed Gases Association as CEO in February 2020, where she began almost immediately working on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the industry, as medical gases were a key focus during this time. After over 18 months in the role, Ellen has been working on major issues for the industry, ranging from the wave of new regulations because of Brexit to STEM and encouraging young people into the industry. Before joining BCGA, Ellen was Head of Public Affairs and Policy at the British Coatings Federation for almost five years, where a big part of her role was focused on Brexit and REACH. Prior to joining the BCF, she worked for in both the UK and European Parliaments, she then spent two years at a public affairs company working with clients in the energy, education and health sectors.
Technical Manager, BCGA
Jake joined the BCGA in 2011. Jake has been in engineering all his working life, initially with service in the Royal Navy as an aircraft engineer, with increasing responsibilities for the operation of naval aircraft from HM Ships, until completing as a Desk officer providing technical guidance in support of naval aviation. From 2002 he worked for the Ministry of Defence as the Gases Regulator providing the MoD lead for the safe use of gases, gaseous policy and standards as well as representing the UK at NATO. Jake Chairs and is an active member of several BSI, CEN and ISO standards committees. Jake is a Member of the IMechE, the IET and the Energy Institute.
Committees and Technical Executive, BCGA
Emily joined the British Compressed Gases Association as Committees and Technical Executive in March 2023. Emily graduated with a MChem degree in 2013 and started her career working in technical development in the aerosol industry. Before joining BCGA, Emily was the Regulatory Affairs Manager at the British Coatings Federation for three years, this role focused predominantly on monitoring and providing guidance on changes to chemical regulations including CLP, REACH and Biocidal Products Regulations, with a large part of the role focused on the UKs implementation of new regulation since Brexit. Emily’s role at BCF also included being an active member of several BSI standards committee’s and leading on the coating industries commitment to Net Zero by 2050.
Air Liquide UK Ltd.
Nippon Gases Ltd.
Cavagna Group UK Ltd.
Operations Director, UK, Ireland, Israel, Italy and Norway
Air Products Plc.
Busch (UK) Ltd.
Vice President and General Manager,
Luxfer Gas Cylinders Ltd.
Executive Director Operations RUI, Operations & Services, BOC Ltd
Its Technical Committee consists of the Chairs of its 10 Technical Sub-Committees, which look at the following topics:
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