Dr. Grazyna Mitchener

 
 
Since 2008 I am the director and principal consultant of Polychemtech Ltd.  In this time I have been providing consultancy, technical and operational advice to polyurethane system houses, polyol producers and polyurethane product manufacturers across East and West Europe as well as in the Middle East. 
In 2014 I was presented with the "Global Insulation Personality of the Year" award. 

From 1996 to 2008 I worked at Celotex UK - a manufacturer of high performance polyurethane (PUR) and polyisocyanurate (PIR) rigid insulation. At first as a development chemist, then from 2003 as a Technical Manager.  
There I managed a team responsible for development of new products, formulations, cost efficient processes, data acquisition and manufacturing processes controlling software systems. I was also responsible for Quality Control to insure compliance with ISO 9000 and high products performance according to other quality UK and European Regulations and Standards.

From 1984 to 1994 I worked as a Fellow Chemist at Technical University in Poland lecturing and doing scientific research in Polymer Chemistry and Technology which resulted in 8 patents and 26 scientific publications.

In 1987-1988 I did a research secondment at Technological Institute in St. Petersburg in Russia
 
 
 
In 1992 I got PhD in Polymer Chemistry & Technology
 
 
 
 
 
 
"Global Insulation Personality of the Year 2014" presentation,  Copenhagen 30 October 2014.