Veluska Bruce, PhD, is Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Project Manager at SHL Medical. She plays a key role in implementing SHL Medical’s sustainability programme, supporting initiatives that encompass the company’s overall sustainability ambitions and strategies. Dr Bruce holds a PhD in Fibre and Polymer Science from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm, Sweden), where her research focused on the design of degradable polyester-based materials.

She has worked in the medical industry for over seven years, focusing on product development and sustainability initiatives. Dr Bruce joined SHL Medical in 2018, where she has worked leading testing activities on primary packaging and devices for various customer projects, innovation research activities and, most recently, driving innovations for ESG initiatives and ensuring that the global ESG strategic targets are achieved.