SCG-OXFORD CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Phil Kenyon joined the group in May 2018. He graduated from the University of York in 2012, with an MChem which included a year in industry, which he spent as part of the Catalysis & Explorative Research Group at Lanxess Elastomers B.V. (now Arlanxeo) working on catalysts for polymerization of EPM and EPDM rubbers. Following this he joined the group as an associate scientist for a year, before joining the group of Prof. Stefan Mecking at the University of Konstanz. 

In Konstanz he completed his PhD on nickel catalysts for the production of UHMWPE in alternative solvents, in cooperation with SABIC and carried out post-doctoral research on functionalised polybutadiene in cooperation with Goodyear.