Gerbrand has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, with a background in organic and polymer chemistry and positions with Valspar and Keyser & Mackay CV. He was with DSM Resins from 2006, then industry manager at Synres from 2012, until taking his current role in the Management Team as R&D Director. His current responsibilities include R&D, technical marketing and regulatory affairs. Since joining Synres, Gerbrand has been instrumental in supporting the market growth of the company, working with customers to improve products and technologies. As well as increasing the knowledge base around the additives involved in Synres products, he guided the expansion of our thixotropic range of products. With his core team of 5 experienced professionals, Gerbrand works closely with customers and partners, as Synres brings the solid resources of our parent company and the independence of an entrepreneur.