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.
President, BCGA / Managing Director, Busch
Managing Director, GCE Group
Global Strategy and Customer Experience, Calgaz
Executive Director, Operations, BOC Limited
Operations Director, Nippon Gases
Vice President and General Manager, Air Products
Managing Director, Air Liquide
Managing Director, Luxfer
Managing Director, AGAS
Managing Director, Verigas
Managing Director, Roadgas
Its Technical Committee consists of the Chairs of its 10 Technical Sub-Committees, which look at the following topics:
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