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 Expert  725797

Expert in Enzyme/Protein/Antibody Stabilization, Biosensor Development & Shelf-life, DNA Stability & Testing

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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He has to deal with evaluating new business ideas on a daily basis either via his new business or via his enzyme business.

A number of new stabilization systems have been incorporated into new product lines as a result of his entrepreneurship, as well as new business opportunities, including possible joint ventures and small company buy-outs.

He has a great deal of expertise in the immobilization of enzymes, proteins, antibodies, immunoassay and biosensor development.

His experience includes:

The immobilization of enzymes onto enzyme biosensors for extended use or for in vivo applications.

The reusability of enzyme based systems via immobilization protocols, applications being biocatalysts and enzyme based cleaning solutions.

The immobilization of antibodies onto surfaces typically for optical measurements of analyses.

The capture of toxins via immobilization regimes for eventual analysis.

He has extensive expertise in the stabilization of enzymes, proteins, peptides, antibodies and DNA molecules. He has been working in this particular field for the past 9 years. He has helped stabilize a large portfolio of proteins, the majority used for biosensor applications. He has extended the shelf-life of proteins in the dry state and the solution state. Examples include dehydrogenate based systems including the co-factors. He has worked with labile mutant enzymes used in the defense sector, PCR components that required stability during a manufacturing process, solution stability of antibodies and DNA samples during transport, multiple cascade enzyme systems required for clinical chemistry applications, the stability of antibodies within lateral flow devices, the stabilization of enzymes within screen-printed/ink jetting inks and many more.

He has many years of experience in research and development. These include research in cardiac biochemistry and extend to the present day with his expertise in protein stabilization and immobilization.

He has run a multitude of such projects over the years in order to solve problems for clients with particular reference to the stability of proteins within their manufacturing process as well as their final devise or application.




enzyme immobilization


enzyme stability


research and development

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1986   BSc   Animal Physiology   Queen Mary College London   Honours
1987   MSc   Forensic Science   Kings College London  
1992   PHD   Genetics   University college London  
2005   Postgraduate Diploma   Business Enterprise & Development.   University College Wales Newport   Distinction
2005   Postgraduate Certificate   Business Marketing Strategy   Kellogg Graduate School of Management  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to





Managing Director


He sets up new business. He is in charge of the day to day running of the business, dealing with customers, setting up new business partnerships, developing new product ranges and ensuring delivery of good service to customers.

1999 to 2015


Applied Enzyme Technology Ltd





He provided technical input into new and ongoing contracts, bringing in new business, reviewing product list and introducing new product lines, marketing strategy and management of current staff.

1993 to 1999


University of Leeds


School of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


Postdoc researcher


He ran his own research into Cardiac Biochemistry. He was responsible for raising his own research grants, presenting research at large international conferences, publishing research and mentoring PhD students.

1997 to 1997


University of Maryland School of Medicine



Voluntary Faculty Member


He ran his own research into Cardiac Biochemistry.

1990 to 1993


Royal London Hospital


Department of Hematology


Research Technician


He was a technician in paternity testing laboratory. He was responsible for all protein electrophoresis markers screening for disputed paternity cases.

1987 to 1990


Medical research Council


Biochemical Genetics Unit


Research Assistant


He carried out his own research for PhD funded by the Home Office Publishing research.

2015 to




Biosensors Department


Life Science Specialist


Repsonsible the testing and development of novel Graphene like materials for biosensor applications

Career Accomplishments:

He is a full member of the Forensic Science Society.

Professional Appointments

He is Managing Director of Expert's Firm.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 16 peer reviewed papers and a large number of abstracts and poster presentations. He has made a number of oral presentations at international conferences in cardiac biochemistry and biosensors.

Consulting Services:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2007 to 2007   USA   He stabilized complex biosensor for clinical chemistry application.
2007 to   USA   He sourced and reformulated new enzyme source.
2008 to   China   He sourced and reformulated new enzyme source.
2008 to   France   He advised on new biosensor design and stability of final sensor materials.
2007 to 2007   Denmark   He advised on the stability of a liquid enzyme formulation.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   He is a fluent French speaker.
Italian   He has basic Italian language skills.

Market Research:
He is experienced in the problems of setting up a new company and running another business, setting up marketing strategies and developing new product lines. He is experienced in setting up contract research contracts and consulting within his field of expertise. Experience in setting up license agreements and royalty agreements. All of the above cover both European and US territories. He has technical expertise in protein stabilization. Shelf-life extension and operational stability. This applies to enzymes, antibodies, other proteins, DNA molecules. He has expertise of combining immobilization technology with protein stability. He has worked with small enterprises in new product development and large Blue Chip Companies that require improvements to production processes. Most of the applications of this technology have been used in the development of Biosensors, particularly blood glucose sensors. However, much expertise has also been applied to the environmental sectors, agrifood and diagnostics industries.

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Additional Skills and Services:

He helped develop and presented at 2 day Biosensor Workshops that have been held in San Diego, Boston, Florence Italy, Kenilworth UK & Bristol UK (2009).

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

These types of vendor supplier sourcing are carried out on a daily basis within the biosensor, biochemistry, biotechnology and DNA testing industries. He has expertise with locating competitors as well as customers within these industries and habitually has to work out how best to work with or collaborate with these companies. Other sources of great collaboration and knowledge come form the networking with a number of well known UK universities.

Other Skills and Services

He also has expertise in sourcing enzymes and enzyme manufacturers. He has expertise in the DNA testing sector as is well aware of the problems involved in the accreditation of such services.


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