CEM Conference Chairman
Name: Rod Robinson
Position: CEN and ISO standards, Fugitive Emissions
Country: United Kingdom and Europe
About Rod Robinson: Principal research scientist at National Physical Laboratory, technical lead for emission and carbon measurement scientific area. Long history of working in standardisation, Former Chairman and Quality officer of STA, involved in developing uk methods eg instrumental SO2, Vice Chair of CEN air quality technical committee, Chairman of UK mirror BSI group, EH 2/1, and convenor of CEN flow and data quality (EN14181) working groups.
Name: David Graham
Country: United Kingdom
About David Graham: David Graham is an Environmental Engineer with Uniper Technologies, working at their Technology Centre near Nottingham, England. He provides technical support in relation to CEMs, emissions reporting and compliance issues for all plant types to the whole of the UK power industry. David chairs or is a member of various relevant groups within the European power sector and the Source Testing Association and is involved in standards development. Before joining Uniper, David was a gas turbine combustion engineer with Alstom for six years and, prior to that, he worked on various aspects of combustion and environmental science with British Gas. David holds a degree in Chemical Engineering, is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and is an Associate of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (AIEMA).
Name: Robert Baxter
Company: B3 Systems
Position: USA Liaison
Country: United States
About Robert Baxter: Robert has held both production and engineering positions in the fertilizer industry as well as the hazardous waste incineration industry prior to co-founding B3 Systems, Inc. Since it's inception in 1991, B3 Systems has focused on providing key support functions to the emission testing and monitoring markets.
Name: Sanjeev K Kanchan
Position: Environmental Research and Advocacy Professional
About Sanjeev K Kanchan: Sanjeev is the Environmental Research and Advocacy Professional, where he looks after development, promotion and advocacy for advance environmental monitoring systems and big data, smart data and artificial intelligence enabled data acquisition, handling, reporting and analysis systems in India and overseas. His job also includes research, advocacy, capacity building of industries and environmental regulators for improved environmental governance. Prior to this, he was associated with Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi for over a decade as an environmentalist and researcher.
He has closely worked with various government institutions, industries, leading think tanks, educational & research institutions, professionals and civil societies in India and overseas. His area of expertise includes environmental issues like resource efficiency, pollution monitoring technology, practices and control, life cycle assessment, best technology, policies, regulations and compliance etc.
Sanjeev is also a published author and journalist. He has authored/co-authored some reputed books such as- Heat on Power, Into the Furnace, Excreta Matters- Citizens’ Report on the state of India’s Environment, Best Available Techniques for Indian Iron and Steel Sector, CEMS- A Technical Guidance Manual, CEMS and CEQMS implementation in India: Inspection Manual etc. Sanjeev enjoys writing articles, columns, blogs for various science magazines, research journals and print and online media.
He is a Certified Sustainability Professional and associated with UNEP’s Global Mercury Partnership- coal-combustion (Geneva), Source Testing Association (London), BIS- Management Systems Certification Scheme Committee (New Delhi), Scientific Committee with CEM India, International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development (iCED), India etc.
Name: Dr Roger Brown
Company: Oakwood Environmental Services
Position: Managing Director
Country: United Kingdom
About Roger Brown: Dr Roger Brown FRSC is the Managing Director of Oakwood Environmental Services, an emissions and environmental consultancy.
Dr Brown has been actively involved in consultancy and all aspects of source emission and ambient air testing for over 30 years. As a director of several blue-chip companies, he developed their emission test services. He currently provides consultancy to some of the world’s largest companies and holds patents for the measurement of various novel species and processes. He has also designed and commissioned state-of-the-art mobile laboratories for regulatory purposes and process optimisation. He has authored numerous papers and chapters in key works on the measurement of pollutants. He graduated from Southampton University with a doctorate in chemistry and conducted postdoctoral research into mass spectrometry and dioxin analysis. He is currently a director of the Source Testing Association and was a past Chairman, having been involved in the association for 26 years.
Name: Karl R. Wilber
Company: Tekran Instruments
Position: General Manager
Country: United States
About Karl Wilber: Mr. Wilber has over 40 years of power and process industry consulting, testing and management experience. Additionally, he has served as General Manager of multiple companies in the air pollution control equipment and balance of plant areas. He is currently General Manager of Tekran Instruments Corporation, supplier of technology and services directed at trace-level mercury analyses and monitoring.
Mr. Wilber holds Master's Degree in Engineering Science and Mechanics and is a licensed Professional Engineer. He has been an expert witness in over 15 cases having to do with environmental and contractual performance and compliance.