Introducing the Team

Directors

Introducing the Team
David Bowen FRSC

Technical Director

With over 40 years of experience in the chemical industry and academia, David has gained a wealth of knowledge in organic synthesis and methodology. David has worked in companies large and small such as Fisons Pharmaceutical, Loughborough University, Lancaster Synthesis, Great Gable, Gee Lawson and Prosynth.

A Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) since 2002, David has used his expertise in route design, process optimization and scale up to establish a reputation for innovative problem-solving and complex production methodology.

David is our Technical Director responsible for Scafell’s entire chemical portfolio, including research and development of new compounds, manufacturing and technical support.

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Kath Bowen

Managing Director

From Kath’s early days in the R&D department at ICI Wilton, she has held a variety of roles within operational and senior management positions in companies such as Loughborough University, Lancaster Synthesis, Great Gable, Gee Lawson and Prosynth.

Specialising in the operational side of the business, Kath’s role within Scafell is finance control and legislative compliance.

Kath originally qualified as a DGSA 15 years ago and has helped many customers meet their compliance and regulatory obligations during that time.

Team Members

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Michael Scowcroft

Laboratory Manager

  • Production lab management
  • Fine chemical synthesis
  • Method development
  • Hazardous materials supervision
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Ian Dryden

Senior Chemist

  • Fine chemical synthesis
  • Hazardous materials handling
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Craig Thomas

Warehouse Manager

  • Stock management
  • Warehouse management
  • Supply chain support
  • Consumable purchasing
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David Graves

Distribution Supervisor

  • Stock management
  • Supply chain support
  • Consumable purchasing
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Andrew Gent

Operations Manager