The Britest Team

The Britest team comprises a group of highly experienced individuals with complementary skills and a strong track record in facilitating effective knowledge transfer, training and deployment of Britest`s tools into organisations.

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Gareth Jenkins - Chief Executive Officer

An experienced senior business manager with a proven track record of growing chemical sciences based businesses, Gareth's passion for process excellence drives Britest forward.

Mark Talford - Technical Director

A strategic thinker, Mark retains a chemical engineer's enthusiasm for innovative design and practical solutions. He is responsible for developing and delivering Britest’s innovation strategy, addressing challenges in sustainable whole process design.

Charlie Gordon - Senior Innovation Specialist

Charlie is an experienced and personable technical facilitator and trainer, able to draw on his knowledge of reaction engineering and process development chemistry in both academic and multi-national industrial environments.

Amy Peace - Senior Innovation Specialist

A perceptive and skilled project coordinator, Amy excels at bridging the gap between technical detail and the wider world. Combining robust chemical engineering with skilled advocacy on behalf of projects and funding proposals, Amy works with industrial and public sector partners in pursuit of her passion for increasing business sustainability.

Martin Edwards - Senior Innovation Specialist

An organic chemist by trade, Martin has worked across a number of Britest's innovation projects, and is especially skilled at turning ideas into practical qualitative tools and methodologies, especially in the areas of formulation and physical processing.

Rob Peeling - Senior Innovation Specialist

With a professional lifetime spent in operations and engineering research management roles, Rob knows all about the realities of driving excellence out on the line. He is ideally qualified to help organisations define, structure and translate process knowledge and information into process understanding.

John Henderson - Technical Communications Specialist

An experienced industrial chemist, consultant and trainer, equally fascinated by people and processes, John brings bring a personable and flexible approach to technical communications within the Britest community, and in support of dissemination and exploitation activities in our collaborative research projects.  

Emma Maun - Senior Administrator

Emma's organisational skills and tireless commitment to customer satisfaction, acquired in the demanding environment of world class hospitality provision, are put to work ensuring that the administration of Britest's events, meetings, and training goes without a hitch. If you need it, Emma can sort it.

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