Management Team

The management team of CalciTech Synthetic Minerals Europe is comprised of individuals who bring extensive knowledge and experience of the industrial minerals industry and of the markets that CSME will be serving.

Sales and Marketing Director

The recruitment process is currently underway. The successful candidate will have good experience of selling to industrial customers and will be a fluent German and English speaker. 

 

Christoph Jensen

Projects Manager   

Mr. Jensen is a mechanical engineer with wide project experience, planning and building process plants for the chemical, food and pharmaceutical industries. Considerable experience with PCC production, as project manager for Faxe Kalk, recently acquired by Huber Engineered Materials, building and upgrading PCC plants in South-America, the US, Canada and Europe.

 

Dr. Robert Higgs

Technical Manager (Polymers and Plastics)

Dr. Higgs has over twenty-five years experience, particularly with English China Clay, now part of Imerys, the French world leader in industrial minerals, Dr. Higgs has held a variety of senior technical and commercial posts within the industrial minerals field. Amongst wide-ranging responsibilities, he led product development and marketing programmes for specialised ground calcium carbonate (GCC) in polymer applications. Dr. Higgs also worked with other large corporations such as Dunlop Ltd. and the Cookson Group plc.

 

François Roux

Technical Manager (Paper)

Mr. Roux was educated at the University of paper-making in Grenoble, France, a specialist in paper coating research and development during his career with Ahlstrom Paper Group, International Paper, National Starch and Chemical and more recently Huber Engineered Materials as PCC applications Manager. He is widely recognised as being a leading expert in paper coating.