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NBRA Announces New Chairman

National Body Repair Association (NBRA) welcomes new Chairman, Steve Field

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The NBRA has announced Steve Field as its new Chairman, replacing Roger Collings, who stepped down some months ago.

Field is the CEO of Page Automotive Group and has been involved in the repair industry for 40 years.

NBRA Director Chris Weeks said: 

“I would like to welcome Steve into the role and I am sure he will bring a different perspective to our activities.”

Collings will continue as an NBRA board member and will for now also continue his role sitting on the RMI Board alongside Weeks and Field.



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Owain Griffiths

Head of Circular Economy at Volvo Cars

Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

Turning into a circular business and the importance of vehicle reuse and recycling.

The presentation will cover the work Volvo Cars is doing to achieve 2025 but mainly focus on the transformational work towards 2040 and the business and value chain changes being considered. Attention will be paid to the way vehicles are being dealt with at the end of life and the complexities of closing material and component loops. Opportunities and challenges which Volvo Cars is facing will be presented including engagement with 3rd parties and increasing pressure from stakeholders.