Geoff is a Fellow of the Inst of Directors, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Environmental Management & Accounting. He is also a member of the UK Trade and Business Commission; and a Trustee of Lantra and the Association for Science Education.
His passion is to close the communication gap between industry and education and ensure a sustainable future for all, with future business needs to the fore.
Geoff is a Director of BASF plc, responsible for a service portfolio in UK & Ireland, and BASF’s Sustainability network in Europe. He has been within the BASF group for more than 20 years and advises a wide range of strategic and tactical groups inside and outside the organisation covering private, public and third sector in arenas including science, environment and further education.
He was brought up on a small family farm in South Armagh, N. Ireland, read biology in Liverpool and followed it with a range of post graduate qualifications in Health & Safety and management including a sleepless MBA. His doctorate concerned the strategic business value of social networks. He was delighted to be the 2018 Forward Ladies Male Agent of Change and in 2005 was awarded the Rotary International Service Above Self award.