Gary Newman

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 ( 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.

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