Dr Patrick Dodds

CEO
Hexigone Inhibitors

Patrick is an Enterprise Fellow at the Royal Academy of Engineering as well as an Honorary Research Fellow within the College of Engineering, Swansea University. He studied Chemistry at Cardiff University for his first degree and subsequently worked within environmental chemistry and pharmaceutical science research before specialising in corrosion and coatings. He holds an MRes in Steel Technology and an EngD in Materials Engineering. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at leading international conferences, including invited lectures at the European Coating Technology Conference.  Patrick has won awards from the Royal Academy of Engineering, The Royal Society and Enginuity for Materials and Manufacturing.  He has been a runner up and winner in the Annual TATA Innovista Awards in Mumbai.


Patrick developed the Intelli-ion® technology during his EngD, which also involved trialling the current market-leading inhibitors. Patrick has deep technical knowledge on corrosion, its mechanisms and of corrosion inhibiting solutions, as well as international collaborations and business development.

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