Dr. Graeme K. Pearce
Dr Graeme K Pearce is a membrane technology specialist with more than 30 years’ experience in the membrane industry. A graduate of Oxford University with a chemistry first degree and a chemical engineering doctorate, Pearce’s introduction to membrane technology started in BP Chemicals R&D in 1980. In 1991, he was was Technical Director of the start-up Kalsep, a Separations company formed by a management buy-out from BP. Graeme joined Hydranautics in 2000, one of the membrane market leaders, and here he was responsible for the development and marketing of the ultrafiltration (UF) and microfiltration (MF) membrane technology. In 2005, Pearce left Hydranautics to form an independent consultancy, Membrane Consultancy Associates (MCA). He is well known in the field of water and membranes through publication of his own book, UF/MF Membrane Water Treatment, 2011, along with numerous book contributions such as the recently published Encyclopaedia of Membranes (Springer, 2015).