Dr David Hatrick is Vice President of Innovation at Huntsman Advanced Materials, leading the technology and innovation activities across the business from early stage technology platform development, through product development and technical service. This includes identifying and executing on major new product / application projects, step out technology opportunities and business model innovations which can sustain future growth of the division. Prior to my current role, I was technology director for the European region of Advanced Materials, covering markets such as aerospace and automotive composites, adhesives, coatings and electrical / electronic encapsulation materials. Previous career experience includes materials R&D in the nuclear sector, and in R&D consulting in chemicals, advanced materials and consumer products industries. I have a PhD in spectroscopic techniques for materials characterization and a BSc in Applied Physics from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland.