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Our Team of Experts

Meet the team who can solve your problems, improve your process and increase your profits. Each one of our team is an expert in their field and we collaborate with the world's leading consultancies, research establishments and universities to deliver outstanding innovations for our customers.

Mark Baldwin MBA

Managing Director

Specialises in working with privately-owned companies and structuring them for growth. Has mentored and coached some of the UK’s most promising entrepreneurs. 

Guilty pleasure

Malt Whisky and Hot Chilli Sauces


Racing Aston Martin cars, Golf and Sailing

Steve Foster MIOD

Business Development Director

Chemistry Degree, with 30+ years’ experience.  BSI recognised expert, who has represented the UK at European and International level. International product and market development expert.

Guilty pleasure

Loud music


Riding motorcycles, live music, supporting Liverpool FC and DIY

Graham Ashton

Sales Manager – Asia, Africa and RoW

Chemistry Degree, with 30+ years’ experience.  Expert in rubber compounding and performance ingredients. Global experience in container desiccants and advanced absorbent technologies.

Guilty pleasure

Armagnac brandy and Roquefort cheese (But not together!)


Sport and general fitness

Ashley Evans

Sales Manager – Americas and Europe

Geology Degree, with 10+ years’ experience.  Expert in rubber chemistry.

Guilty pleasure



Motorcycles and general fitness

Tim Prestwood

Operations Manager

Experienced in operations and process improvement. Using a spectrum of techniques to continuously improve products and production processes.

Guilty pleasure

Hob Nob biscuits


Walking and climbing

Dr. Chris Meyer

Head of Technical

Chemistry PhD, with 30+ years’ experience.  BSI recognised expert, who has represented the UK at European level and has filed a number of patents.

Guilty pleasure

1940’s Memorabilia


Swing Dancing

David Kocsis

Technical Process Engineer

Chemical Engineering degree, with broad experience of product and process improvement.  R&D and commissioning coordinator who has filed a number of patents.

Guilty pleasure

Ben & Jerry’s Cookie Dough


Playing football and supporting Manchester United

Charlie Bradley

Sales and Logistics Assistant

Experience working in both production and logistics environments. Integrating all aspects of the business to provide seamless service.

Guilty pleasure

Liverpool FC


Playing football

Alexa Embleton


Chartered Accountant with 20+ years’ experience. Leading our investment in world beating technologies.

Guilty pleasure

Shopping and chocolate


DIY and furniture restoration

Cheryl Raynor

Customer Services

Logistics and supply. Keeping customers happy for 10+ years. Committed to delivering exceptional service across the world.

Guilty pleasure



Cycling and keep fit

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