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Dr. Mairi Black
Mairi has 20 years of commercial and academic experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, with specific application to non-food uses of plant/marine derived materials (industrial and pharmaceutical uses). She has worked for Reckitt and Benckiser, Du Pont (UK) Ltd, the UK agricultural levy board HGCA and has been working on biofuels/biomass policy, GHG LCA and sustainability analysis of biomass materials since 2004. Mairi has a B.Sc (Hons) in Horticulture (1991); a PhD (2000) on "The physico-chemical structure of the polysaccharides of Plantago ovata Forsk." and worked as a Research Associate for the Porter Alliance at Imperial College from 2008 - 2011. Mairi joined Drax Power Ltd in April 2011 as Biomass Sustainability Development Manager and is involved in the practical implementation of sustainability principles in biomass supply chains.
Dr. Mairi Black, Biomass Sustainability Development Manager
Drax Power Ltd
LCA & Sustainability of Solid Biomass for UK's Power Generation
Day 2 [Thu 23, February], at 02:50 PM