Claude holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry and has over 35 years’ experience in scale up and development in Agro, Pharma & Li-ion batteries.

He has previously held roles as Head of Production and Business Development expert in fluorochemical manufacturing at major corporations, Rhodia and Solvay.

Bob is a fluorine chemist with 35+ year of industrial experience creating new fluorinated molecules, developing new process technology, and commercializing several new high-value fluorochemical products for applications in electronics, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, low-GWP refrigeration and foam expansion, fluoropolymers, and energy storage.

Bob is a visiting scientist at the University of Albany since 2009 and a Research Fellow at Lehigh University since 2017.  He was inducted an American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow in 2016 and is the 2020 recipient of the ACS National Award for Creative Work in Fluorine Chemistry.