Angela Smits
Technology Development Manager
Croda

Angela Smits is Technology Development Manager at Croda, leading developments for adhesives, elastomers, plastics and coatings. Involved with market and technology trends she has managed several innovation projects for new biobased building blocks or new applications of Croda products, from idea to commercialisation. 

Prior to that, she held several technical positions in the adhesives and coatings industry, at Wageningen Food and Biobased Research, National Starch & Chemical (now Henkel) and DSM. 

Angela Smits studied Chemical Engineering and Chemistry at Eindhoven University of Technology, where she graduated in polymer chemistry, and holds a PhD from Utrecht University on biopolymers. 


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