Dr Pieter J.A. Geurink
Member of FATIPEC Executive Committee
Pieter Geurink (1954) studied organic chemistry at the Free University of Amsterdam and graduated in 1978. In 1982 he received his PhD. In that year he joined Akzo Nobel Coatings and started at the Car Refinishes department. Since then he obtained several different positions within the R&D organization of AkzoNobel. Early 2005 he became the Manager of the R&D Service Unit. Over the years he wrote a number of scientific publications and patents and gave many lectures. In June 2005 during the Coatings Science International – CoSI – conference he received the Innovation Award.
Pieter Geurink has been a member of the Program Committee of the Coatings Area of the Dutch Polymer Institute and is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Dutch Innovative Research Program on Self Healing Materials. From June 2010 until 2018 he was the President of the Dutch Association of Paint Technicians (NVVT) and a member of the Board of the Federation of Associations of Technicians for Industry of Paints in European Countries (FATIPEC).