Topic: Improving my plant’s performance
Bio: Thomas Cromie has worked in the AD sector for over 20 years. Working initially in the development of an on-farm AD plant on his family farm near Banbridge Co. Down, Thomas has subsequently gained extensive experience in the sector, in the areas of plant development, construction and operations, project funding and AD process optimisation. Thomas is involved in industrial lead research looking into adding value to AD outputs and optimising the AD process and is an industrial partner in current research projects with a total funding value of over £2M. Thomas also sits on the board of the Centre of Advanced Sustainable Energy, a £5.5M INI funded competence centre, and the board of the new Bryden Centre, a bio and marine energy research centre funded with £8M from the EU INTERREG VA Programme.