Remya Norris is a Biocidal Product Registration Specialist at AkzoNobel. She has over 15 years' experience in research and development within paints and coatings as well as previous experience in analytical chemistry and wider industrial settings. Remya has continued to be an active chemist, working with local and regional sections and other committees and is currently a Trustee for the Royal Society of Chemistry. She champions chemistry throughout academia and industry, carrying out talks and various forms of outreach. She has also founded twinning events between international and UK local sections with her work being recognised by the Inspirational Member award with the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Remya was born in India and has grown up in many countries with most of her education within the UK. Her experience with diversity & inclusion helps to represent different angles to current stereotypes and allows a wider approach on modern-day problems such as positive discrimination and unconscious bias.