Speaker profile

Douglas Leech

Douglas Leech

Technical Director, Chemical Business Association

Douglas Leech is the Technical Director of the Chemical Business Association based in Crewe.  He joined the association in 2003 following over twenty years in the product formulation sector in both health & safety and R & D roles. 

As the Technical Director for the Chemical Business Association (CBA), he is responsible for providing advice and assistance to member companies on legal, regulatory and compliance issues. 

He has been involved in both the initial advocacy stages of REACH since 2003 & subsequently in assisting Members in achieving compliance with the provisions of REACH & CLP.  He works both in the UK and Europe in the area of REACH and is also a member of the CBRN advisory group and standing committee of experts on explosives as an industry expert in the field of misuse of chemicals.