Ken Harding, M.Sc. (Chemistry), MBA (Technology Management)

Area of Expertise:

  • Business Advisory / Chemical Products and Markets / Technology: integration of traditional and emerging (bio) feedstocks and technology to business opportunities.
  • Business Development, Biochemicals and biofuels, Economic assessment, Market intelligence, (petro)Chemicals, Research and Development, Technology Management and Screening.

Current Role(s):

  • Business Consultant at Soridge Consulting
  • Independent Contractor (Energy / Chemicals) at Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Ken’s career spans over two decades in Canada and globally in the chemical, energy, and petrochemical sectors. With a background in Organic Chemistry and Geology, Ken started his career as an Applied Researcher and Scientist. Subsequent roles have included product development chemist, analyst, strategist, technology manager, and business development.

Ken’s expertise includes chemical and energy trends and scenario development, market research / competitor analysis, feedstock and product pricing, market drivers and structure, value stream mapping; project evaluation, technology (identification / evaluation / due diligence) and business development. This unique combination of business and technical insight enables Ken to bring a holistic, integrated, and strategic view to projects.