Instructor's Summary

Dr. Trevor Hutley

Dr. Trevor Hutley, PhD, MBA, BTech, is a Senior Global Polymer & Petrochemical Industry Specialist/Consultant with over 40 years of extensive experience in Plastic Additives, Plastic Materials, Plastic Extrusion, Thermoplastics Processing, Plastic Packaging, Polyolefins, Material Handling, Injection Moulding of Thermoplastics, Elastomer/Plastic Blends, Thermoplastic Compounds, Thermoplastics Composite/ Pultrusion, Polypropylene, Polymers, Polymers Materials Selection, Polymer Composite Electrode Development, Thermoplastics Polyester Elastomer Resins, Glass Reinforced Resins, Resin Infusion Process, Polyester & Furane Resins, Silicone Elastomers, Epoxy/Carbon-fibre Composites and Electron & Optical Microscopy. He is currently the Engineering Manager of Pacific Polymers as well as the Principal Advisor of the Polymer Group of an International Institute for Scientific Research wherein he works across the professional spectrum, from highly technical activities (research, development, technical service, patent & literature research, product & materials development) through resourcing, commercial and strategic activities.


During his career life, Dr. Hutley worked as the General Manager, Regional Asia-Pacific Technical Manager, Packaging Group Executive, Research Director, Research & Innovation Advisor, Research Associate, Research Officer/Post-Doctoral Fellow, Senior Polymer Technologist, Polymer Industry Consultant, Polymer Consultant, Polymer Advisor, Technical Adviser, Quality Mark Administrator, Project Leader, Materials Consultant & Project Advisor, Technology Commercialization Consultant, Business Development Consultant, Technical & Management Consultant, Management Consultant and Product Coordinator across various international companies such as the British Plastics Federation, Dunlop Engineering Plastics, Dunlop Technology Division, DuPont Engineering Polymers,, The [Saudi] Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu, Lotus Engineering, Sipchem, GPCA, Pan Gulf Holding, Dhahran TechnoValley Company (based in the UK), Switzerland, Hong Kong and (more than 9 years in) the Middle East.


Dr. Hutley has a PhD and Bachelor degrees in Polymer Engineering from the Cranfield Institute of Technology and Brunel University respectively. Further,  he is an executive MBA Summa cum Laude in Finance & Marketing from the Business School Laussane, Switzerland. He is also a Certified Instructor/Trainer, a Senior member of the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) and an active member of the Institute of Materials (MMI3), Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC), Chartered Chemist (CChem), Chartered Scientist (CSci) and he has been a member of the Board of R&D Centre, European Delrin® Business Team, Derlin® Global Technology Leadership Team, Corporate Polymer Core Competence “Expert Team”, Global Industry Advisory Commission, Board of Sipchem Marketing Ltd., Industry Advisory Board for the Department of Chemical Engineering, Industry Advisory Board for KAUST (KIAB), Sipchem Investment Committee, GCPA Research & Innovation Committee and acquired the “GPCA Plastics Excellence Award Jury”. Moreover, he has published numerous technical books and scientific papers circulated internationally and delivered technical presentations and seminars in several international conferences