Russell Dickinson-Deane

Global Specification Manager, AkzoNobel

Russell holds a bachelor’s degree in Colour Chemistry from the University of Leeds, UK and an MBA from Warwick Business School. He has vast experience of developing technology and novel finishes for the façade industry from his 30-year with AkzoNobel in both R&D and Marketing roles. Currently the Global Specification Manager for AkzoNobel’s Powder Coatings business, he leads the team that advises architects and consultants on the correct coating choice for their project, taking into account location, size, visual impact and local regulations.