Daniel Backhouse

Daniel is a Glass Technologist and his role involves supporting the delivery of the TFI (Transforming Foundation Industries) Fast Start and Resilient Recovery projects within Glass Futures.


Daniel received his PhD in Glass Science from the University of Sheffield, following which he was a KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnership) Associate working with Superglass Insulation Ltd. Since then, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Sheffield Hallam University, focusing primarily on the development of low-carbon, alternative raw materials for use in the Glass and Ceramics industries, before joining Glass Futures in 2021.


He has a wide range of experience in glass science, industrial symbiosis and the circular economy.