Speaker profile

Martyn Tickner

Martyn Tickner

Project Sourcing & Development Manager, Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Martyn is a seasoned professional with more than 40 years in the petrochemical industry, starting with Shell in the 1980’s with a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University, United Kingdom, and most recently as the Chief Executive Officer of a 1 million ton plastics producer in Thailand, prior to then running the Europe polypropylene business of market leading LyondellBasell. 

Martyn has a very broad base career, with experience of living in Europe, US and Asia, of which 15 years in manufacturing, 15 years in business management, commercial and innovation and 5 years in strategy work, M&A and major projects.

He joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste one year ago, intrigued by the huge challenge of addressing plastic waste, the opportunity of the plastics circular economy, and bringing together in quite a unique way the full value chain from brand owners through chemical companies and convertors to waste management companies. 

Martyn resides in Singapore and will talk to us about Plastics and Circularity.