Gary is a construction engineer by training and early career. After completing a wood science masters, Gary established Plant Fibre Technology and has been instrumental in taking a number of bio-based products from concept to market. Gary is also a founder and Executive Chair of the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (www.asbp.org.uk). The ASBP is a member organisation committed to bringing product sustainability, resource use and the principles of the circular economy to the centre of the construction debate.

Contact Gary at: gary.newman@woodknowledgewales.co.uk