B.Sc., C.Chem., M.R.S.C.
After graduating in 1993 with the degree of B.Sc. with Honours in Chemistry from the University of St. Andrews, Claire accepted a role as an Assistant Chemist with Tayside Regional Council Water Services. She joined Mylnefield Research Services in 1995, as an Analytical Chemist, when the Lipid Analysis Unit was first established in Dundee. In 1999, Claire became the Senior Analyst, and in April 2000 she was promoted to Head of the Lipid Analysis Unit.
Claire was awarded chartered chemist status of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1997.
Claire is an experienced analytical chemist, responsible for leadership and day-to-day management of Mylnefield Lipid Analysis, maintaining ISO9001, GMP and GCP quality standards, and health and safety, and training, supervision and development of staff. She has extensive experience of chromatographic techniques, including GC, GC-MS, HPLC and TLC. Claire has carried out a substantial amount of method development and validation for commercial application, and since the implementation of GMP has planned and supervised method verification of Pharmacopoeial and method transfer of client validated methods. Claire has vast experience in GMP and GCP analysis and processes, and was responsible for the implementation of GCP and GMP quality standards into MLA and subsequent successful inspections and approvals by the MHRA and FDA.