Dave Whiteman
Technical Support and Development Manager – Films and Packaging
Imerys

Dave Whiteman received both his bachelor’s degree and Doctorate from the Polymer Chemistry group of the University of Sussex, focusing on the behavior of stabilizing additives in polymer blends.

David has over 20 years’ experience in the mineral industry, working with a range of minerals as functional fillers for polymer applications. During this time he has held positions including Senior Scientist within the NPD group and Technical Service Manager for Specialty applications.

Currently David is the Senior Development manager (Polymers) within the EMEA Perfomance minerals business group. Much of David’s experience is related to film applications with a focus on the breathable film applications.