Chris is Validation Manager for SGS with responsibility for the validation and administration of computerised data systems.

Chris obtained his degree and PhD from the University of Cambridge before working for a major mass spectrometry instrument manufacturer. Since 1990 he has had Contract Laboratory experience and within a regulated environment (GLP & GMP). From 2010, Chris has worked within Contract Laboratory Senior Management, including Test Facility Management.

His specialist areas of interest include extractables and leachables, and impurities and residuals in pharmaceuticals.