Dr Warren Bowden is a Chartered Environmentalist & the Scottish Leather Group's Sustainability and Innovation Director. A Fellow of the Society of Leather Chemists and Inventor of the pioneering and patented Thermal Energy Plant, Dr Bowden has spent the past 18 years of his 25 year career within the sector leading the multi award winning Sustainability agenda through circularising leather manufacture, to net zero. Additionally, Warren is a circular “ambassador” and Director of Leather UK.
Scottish Leather Group is the largest producer of leather in the UK, specialising in the sustainable manufacture of upholstery leathers, for automotive, aeronautical, mass transit and other leather-goods markets. The Group is based at the Bridge of Weir site, and markets products under the Brands “Bridge of Weir” and “Muirhead”.