David Parker


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+44 (0)1296 423 915

David Parker MA (Cantab) MSc MBA MIChemE CEnv
Associate Consultant

As well as leading the Centre for Remanufacturing & Reuse, David has had a major role in our projects related to waste and resources. His project work has included: evaluating new technologies for reducing resource use; research into effective waste prevention strategies; harmonising data on geological and man-made resource deposits across the EU; and coordinating government-sponsored R&D programmes - for example working with Innovate UK.

David specialises in managing large collaborative projects, such as with the Horizon2020 project to establish the European Remanufacturing Network. He has also been heavily involved in areas of business with a special emphasis on technology and sustainability metrics, and led our remanufacturing-based consultancy work with production industries.

His background is in the chemicals industry with 13 years in R&D, design, production, trouble-shooting, project management and techno-commercial analysis for ICI and DuPont. He has a degree in chemical engineering from Cambridge and an MBA from Durham University Business School.


David Parker specialises in the following areas:

Raw Materials & MetalsChemicals & MaterialsCircular Economy