WEBINAR: STEM CAREERS & SKILLS OF THE FUTURE / CHEMISTRY CAREERS IN THE PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY

Date & time: Tuesday, 13 November 2018 at 17:30 - 18:30 CET.

Description: The purpose of this webinar was to give teachers, career counsellors, educational authorities, researchers, and anyone else interested in STEM an understanding of careers, which can be developed in the STEM field, specifically in the petrochemical industry. Our speakers, Petra Vanderstraeten and Daniel Bowes of Huntsman that is a member of the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA), explained about their experience working as Senior Technology Manager and Regional Talent Acquisition Manager respectively.

This webinar,co-organised by STEM Alliance and Scientix, was an opportunity to learn more about STEM careers; the careers existing in chemistry careers and the petrochemical industry, the study path to follow, key skills needed, possible places of employment, and teaching materials to support you in forwarding your learnings from the webinar. 
 

SPEAKER BIO

Daniel joined Huntsman in 2013 as part of our Talent Acquisition team within our Global HR function. His role as Regional Talent Acquisition Manager involves five key areas of focus that include: supporting recruitment and selection activities for senior level hires across the EMEA region; leading employer branding initiatives at a regional and local level to promote Huntsman as an Employer of Choice; managing Huntsman's relationship with key educational partners across Europe; providing support to our local HR teams in regards to people data analytics and strategic workforce planning. 

Daniel works within Huntsman Corporate Functions HR team as part of a wider global Talent function within Huntsman to promote the acquisition and development of talent across the business.

Daniel Bowes,
Regional Talent Acquisition Manager (EMEA), Huntsman

 

After completing her PhD in organic chemistry at Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh, UK, Petra Vanderstraeten joined Huntsman in 2005 as a Research Chemist in the Performance Products division. In her current role Petra is responsible for identifying and guiding completion of key technology projects in EMEA. Her role is to maintain a successful innovation pipeline by developing novel surfactants and amine derivatives for use in key markets like Fuels & Lubes, Agrochemicals, Coatings and Polyurethane Applications.

Petra Vanderstraeten,
Senior Technology Manager (EMEA), Huntsman

 

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STEM Alliance http://www.stemalliance.eu

Scientix http://www.scientix.eu/

 

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