Dr. Andrew Feilden is the Technical Director at Smithers Rapra and Smithers Pira where he leads the technical aspects of the chemistry department.
Prior to that he was the Chemistry Operations Director, for 6 years, where he lead the chemistry group at the Shawbury site in the UK. The Shawbury site carries out extractable and leachable testing, GPC analysis and food contact testing. He has delivered numerous international podium presentations on Extractables and leachables.
Andrew has been with Smithers for over 7 years, prior to that he worked for AstraZeneca, specialising in Extractables and Leachables.
He has a degree and D Phil from the university of York, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and is a Scientific advisor to IPAC-RS