Chief Executive, International Synergies Limited

Mr. Peter Laybourn is the founder of International Synergies Limited and the creator of the National Industrial Symbiosis Programme – NISP. After graduating with a degree in Economics and Ecology from the University of Southampton, Mr. Laybourn spent 18 years in the aerospace manufacturing industry as Contracts and Commercial Manager at GEC Marconi, Smiths Industries and Meggitt Aviation and Marine. After completing a second degree in Environmental Management, he took on several roles including Environmental Co-ordinator for a local authority. Whilst working as a Sustainability Consultant for Shell Exploration and Production, Mr. Laybourn was inspired to create the National Industrial Symbiosis Programme, widely known as NISP and International Synergies’ flagship project, having heard about a by-product synergy programme operating in the Gulf of Mexico.