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Head Judge - Environment Award

  Dr Robin Nelson, Science Director, CONCAWE

In 2013, Robin was appointed as Science Director for Concawe, the division of the European Petroleum Refiners Association responsible for research on Environmental, Health and Safety issues relevant to the refining industry. 

Robin joined Shell in 1983 as a research scientist.  Since then he enjoyed a variety of roles, including research planning for Shell Chemicals and business development in Shell’s catalyst business in Europe, then in Asia Pacific. 

Before joining Concawe, Robin worked as General Manager for Cri/Criterion in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia. 

Robin has a degree in agricultural science from the University of Nottingham and a Ph.D. in plant biochemical genetics from the University of Bath.