Paul Robbins


Vice President, Catalyst Technologies - Silica Catalysts

Paul Robbins is the Commercial VP for the Silica Catalysts division of Ecovyst, formerly trading as PQ Corporation. He has 30 years’ experience in the silica industry having initially worked in process, projects and operational roles globally before moving into new business development and commercial activities.

Paul has been leading the PQ Corporation Silica Catalyst business for the past 6 years, overseeing the development and commercialization of an extensive range of silica based catalysts and materials. These products are widely used within the polyolefins and broader chemicals industry. Paul ensures that the business works closely with leading industry partners to provide customised products that maximise the end use benefits with a high focus on delivering novel sustainable solutions.

Paul holds a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University, UK.

Sessions With Paul Robbins

Thursday, 28 October