Carl Steele CChem FRSC
Carl currently lives in Warrington and works for Orano Projects Limited and works in nuclear waste consultancy. He has over 20 years of experience, working in the civil nuclear industry on technology, research and development relating to nuclear spent fuel reprocessing and waste treatment. In his current role he is a principal waste management consultant and leads the waste consultancy section.
Dr Phil Kay CChem MRSC
Phil is an Analytics Consultant for JMP, a division of SAS. He helps companies to reduce costs and increase speed to market by empowering scientists with modern data analytics tools. In this role he draws on his experience as both process development chemist and data scientist in the chemical industry
Dr Mukund Chorghade CChem FRSC
Mukund is President and Chief Scientific Officer, THINQ Pharma / MVRC Research/ Chicago Discovery Solutions. He has held appointments at several universities including Harvard, MIT, Princeton, and Cambridge. He provides synthetic chemistry and pharmaceutical development expertise to academia and industry. His research interests are in Traditional Medicine derived New Chemical Entities and the discovery of “chemosynthetic livers” that find utility in drug metabolism, valorization of biomass and environmental remediation.
Committee member former Chair
Siddharth Patwardhan, CChem, FRSC
Siddharth is an EPSRC Fellow in Manufacturing and a Professor of Sustainable Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Sheffield. He leads the Green Nanomaterials Research Group with a vision to develop sustainable manufacturing routes to functional nanomaterials. With experience of nanomaterials synthesis, green chemistry and scale-up, he aims to bridge the gaps from discovery to manufacturing. Read more at www.svplab.com.
Dr Alan Steven CChem MRSC
Alan is a chemical development scientist based in Cardiff, UK. He works for an innovation organisation that partners with pharmaceutical companies. He is passionate about green chemistry, manufacturing control strategy design and disruptive approaches to small molecule route and process development.
Mariyam is a student at The University of Sheffield, studying for an MEng in Chemical Engineering. She aims to gain industrial experience in the process engineering industry, with focus on renewable energy, sustainability and process safety. She is passionate about a career in research and her highest ambition is becoming an astronaut. Outside of her studies, she is an enthusiastic advocate for mental health and well-being, raising awareness on her social media profiles, enjoys hiking in the peak district region and channels her creativity through painting, writing and photography.
Co-opted committee member developing Proc Tank
Dr. Andrew Byrne CChem EurChem MRSC
Andrew Byrne is a senior process development scientist at APC Ltd in Dublin, Ireland. Andrew provides process development support to a diverse portfolio of pharmaceutical assets ranging from early stage process definition to enhanced process understanding of late phase and marketed products.
Mr Giuseppe Fiorello
Giuseppe Fiorello is an Italian Chartered Chemist and a CChem at the RSC, and gained his Magistral Degree in Inorganic and Chemical Physics in 2000 with a thesis on “A possible unified mechanism of like and unlike chain-end stereocontrol for primary propene-coordinated polymerizations” supervised by Professor Gaetano Guerra and Professor Giuseppe Milano at the University of Salerno (Italy) and published on MACROMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS.
After graduation he worked analysing and managing pesticides in the Agri sector before starting his experience in the pharmaceutical sector. On moving to the UK he gained experience working in the oil and gas sector and for the Italian Embassy.
He returned to the Agri sector working in R&D and in contact with the EU Community before starting work for IPI Global where he brought all his academic knowledge and working experiences together. Now he is working as a Business Developer and Regulatory Manager working together with the biggest chemical/pharmaceutical companies in the world and in cooperation with agencies such as the EU Commission, ECHA, Defra where with his knowledge and experience helps the companies to adhere to the latest EU Directives for H&S, EU circular economy and UN SDG.
Dr Fraser Kerr FRSC
Astute Pharma Associates
Fraser is CEO of Astute Pharma Associates, a consultancy company providing expertise in Manufacturing Sciences & Technology. Prior to this he held senior leadership roles at AstraZeneca in Pharmaceutical Development, Manufacturing and Supply Chain. He has worked across all phases of the product lifecycle, scaling up processes to bringing new products on to the market and optimising manufacturing process performance in the in-market phase.
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