Future Materials Group appoints Peter George to senior team

The company serves as a strategic advisory firm for the advanced materials sector.

Future Materials Group (FMG, Cambridge, UK) has appointed Peter George as a senior consultant. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the specialty chemicals and advanced materials sectors, where he has held senior executive roles and directorships with both major corporates and smaller innovation-led firms.

"Adding Peter to our senior team gives us exceptional expertise, especially in commercial and strategic business development, globally, at board level,” said David Schofield, managing director of FMG. “Additionally, Peter's knowledge of the specialty chemicals marketplace complements FMG's advanced materials focus."

Prior to taking this position with FMG, George was the strategic marketing director for Scigrip Adhesives and a director at FORMAX. He was previously with Ciba & Huntsman Advanced Materials as sales manager for the EMEA region, before moving to Gurit with responsibilities for corporate development and global marketing.

"I enjoy successfully managing and advising multinational teams on strategy, investment, IP and marketing in a wide variety of advanced materials sectors and countries,” George said. “These skills and experience are a great fit for Future Materials Group, and I look forward to working with their fast-growing customer base, and their highly experienced team."

George has a MBA from the Open University, as well as an MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge, where he specialized in materials science.