￼David ParkerDavid, one of the founding members of the Centre, is still actively involved in delivering projects on remanufacturing and reuse. Author of the original Biffaward project identifying the remanufacturing potential in the UK in 2004, David headed up the Centre until 2010 when he moved on to other areas of working within our parent company Oakdene Hollins. David has extensive industry and policy knowledge and leads on delivery of teaching material.
Dr Rachel WaughRachel is a specialist in energy and material efficiency for engineering materials, such as steel, aluminium, paper and plastics. She has worked on market analysis projects for remanufacturing markets globally, from Scotland to Malaysia, and product analysis projects, such as electric vehicle batteries. She advises on the economic and environmental benefits from remanufacturing and on policy recommendations.
Jane TewsonJane supports the CRR website and newsletter. She works in the area of sustainable innovation and product stewardship and has a background in economic and financial publishing.
Harry SymingtonHarry is a research consultant who recently worked on our Scottish remanufacturing study. He has a background in business and accounting and holds a masters degree in renewable energy.
Dr Kate RileyDr Kate Riley is a Technical Consultant in textiles and clothing and has a background in corporate wear. She has researched clothing comfort at RMIT in Melbourne, Australia, worked as a garment technologist for a corporate wear supplier, and taught technical textiles and textile testing methods at De Montfort University. She has a keen interest in developing circular end-of-life solutions for corporate wear, and is part of the team delivering the EU Ecolabel scheme in the UK. Kate heads up UniformReuse for the CRR - see www.uniformreuse.co.uk
Paper explores IP issues in reman of vehicle batteries
A new paper in the Journal of Remanufacturing explores management of intellectual property uncertainty when remanufacturing automotive energy storage systems
Closing the loop on the circular economy
Nabil Nasr discusses the role of remanufacturing in the Circular Economy as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's publication: "A New Dynamic 2: Effective Systems In a Circular Economy"
Reconditioned Devices: Potential Regulatory Changes Create Tension Between Third-Party Entities, OEMs
Peter Ohanian of the Halloran Consulting Group highlights potential regulatory changes in the US that could affect medical device refurbishers