Meet the Chemical Watch Team

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Board

Mamta is CEO and co-founder of Chemical Watch.  She has steered the company since its launch in 2007 to become the world-leading news service on chemical risk management to ensure product safety. She has a degree in applied chemistry, postgraduate diploma in journalism and has reported on health and environmental science and business issues for different publications for 25 years. Find out more at her LinkedIn site.

Julian is co-founder of Chemical Watch, which has grown from two people in 2007 to more than 50 staff today. Initially he was Managing Director, now Chairman. He also co-founded the environmental business information service, Environment Analyst. He has a background in journalism, product development and business leadership.

Paul is an award winning non-Executive CFO supporting the management of the finances of CW Research Ltd. He has a wide range of financial experience with companies in multiple sectors including publishing, manufacturing and chemicals. Paul is also to the managing Director of Power Systems International and niche Engineering business in Milton Keynes.

Stuart is the Managing Director of CW Research Ltd, heading the management team, running operations and sitting on the Board. Previously, he worked for the environmental news publisher ENDS in a business management and new product development role and at global food & drinks consultancy, Zenith Global.

Robin joined the CW Board in 2017 as a non-exec. Prior to this, he co-founded Melcrum, a research and training business sold in 2015, and today advises high-growth businesses. He is the author of 'The Hurst Chronicles' series.

 

Data, Analysis & Research

   

Sarah has joined CW as Hubs Editorial Content Manager. She has had a long career in publishing and editorial design and recently obtained a Masters of Research in Information Environments.

Kim joined Chemical Watch in 2017 as Information Manager. Prior to this she was technical lead in the data products team at Granta Design and worked on restricted substances and eco design solutions. She previously worked for Unilever in the Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre and has a degree in Applied and Environmental Biology.

   

Daniel is a member of the company's Data, Research and Analysis team (DART) and focuses on the Middle East & Africa region. He attended the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London where he read Arabic & Turkish and has also studied in Amman and Istanbul. He was previously working with the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

 

Editorial

Geraint was previously Associate Editor at The ENDS Report. He has reported on environmental policy and issues across a wide range of business sectors, including the international chemical industry.

Nick has worked for the Birmingham Evening Mail and the trade union UNISON. He has had four books published, articles in the Independent and Daily Telegraph, and a documentary on Al Jazeera.

Andrew has been reporting on the chemicals and related industries for 20 years, mostly as editor of Speciality Chemicals Magazine, and joined Chemical Watch in 2017. He has a PhD in Modern History from Oxford University and his thesis has been published. He has also appeared on multiple series of the TV quiz show Mastermind.

Prior to joining Chemical Watch, Leigh wrote for the Press Association, ICIS and edie.net, covering a range of environmental and business related topics. He also contributes to Guardian Sustainable Business. Leigh is the editor of Chemical Watch’s global business coverage.

Prior to joining Chemical Watch, Kelly worked with trade associations, with a focus on regulatory advocacy for the building and construction industry. Her academic background is in English and Spanish.

Luke has spent almost a decade reporting and editing diverse international B2B and technical publications covering: green fuels, oil and petrochemicals, air and sea transportation and logistics, and construction.

Andrew has a background in chemistry, magazine publishing and chemical hazard regulations. From 2010 to 2014, he was the deputy editor at Chemistry World, the flagship magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Since then, he has worked as a consultant on a range of projects relating to science communication, EU policy and REACH.

Sunny has been supporting businesses in environmental compliance and international trade before she joined CW. She is experienced in editing, proofreading and translating for academic journals. She is a native Korean speaker and has an MA in Cultural Studies and a BA in History.

Martina had a career in book publishing, before working for Chemical Watch as a subeditor. She has an MA in Hungarian from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London. Martina recently learnt Welsh.

Ellen joined AsiaHub team of Chemical Watch in 2017. She has experience in translation, writing, editing and project management. Ellen speaks Mandarin and has a BA in Chinese from London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Prior to joining Chemical Watch she lived and worked in China for seven years.

 

Events and Training

Judy has a background in event organising around the world and has spent most of her career producing high level regulatory events for a number of leading international organisations.

With over 20 years international experience in marketing and event management within the pharmaceutical, medical, recruitment and charity sectors, Sally joined Chemical Watch in July 2016 as Senior Events Manager. Her focus is on developing Chemical Watch events in Asia and the US.

Born in Munich, Doris has a background in teaching, translation and languages. She is fluent in English, German and French (keen on improving her Italian).

As the Training Events Manager, Lisa co-ordinates the training events schedule and manages all organisational aspects. Lisa has a background and experience in marketing, events management, administration and customer services having worked in industries including, aviation, hotels, kitchen design, apparel and fashion.

David has joined Chemical Watch as eLearning Manager in 2017, he is responsible for oversight and fulfilment of the development of our eLearning portfolio. David brings experience as an eLearning and training developer, and development consultation; previously working in finance.

 

Lorna has a background in event organising and customer service in the travel and training sectors, including Simply Travel, Eastern Leadership Centre and Cambridgeshire County Council. She has a BA (Hons) degree in Business & Tourism Studies

 

Katy joined Chemical Watch after college and has since completed a Business Administration apprenticeship and an IT qualification. Supporting various parts of the team, she deals with data management and renewals.

Glen has a background in finance, and joins the Chemical Watch team with responsibility for subscription renewals and entries in our annual Service Providers Guide.

Jacob joined Chemical Watch in 2016 and works in the Events team. His role includes organising & running Webinars, record, edit & assemble content for eLearning courses and assists with production material & content for CW live events. He has a BA (Hons) degree in Film & Television Production.

 

Sales

Prior to joining Chemical Watch in 2012, Richard spent 15 years in senior digital marketing/operations positions within a range of digital publishing, elearning and software development organisations.

Louise has over 10 years' experience of leading and managing professional sales teams in the publishing sector; both print and digital. She joined Chemical Watch in January 2018 and now leads the global sales team.

Lotte joined the company in 2009. Her main focus is subscription sales and renewals. She also works on a variety of projects within the company which include; job advertising, exhibitor sales and Service Providers Guide sales.

 

Kerry has a background in sales and account management within the engineering, telecoms and design industry. Kerry is responsible for advertising and SPG sales.

 

Sonja works on a variety of different projects within the company which include subscription sales, banner advertising, event advertising and attending our conferences. She previously worked in the media industry, in advertising.

Before joining our sales team, Bill worked as a copywriter, specialising in web content and articles for environmental businesses and social enterprises. He also has 10 years' experience in media and B2B sales and has previously co-run an organic food distribution company. He has an interest in environmental affairs and a degree in Environmental Studies.

Victor joined Chemical Watch in July 2015 as an account manager, with an academic background in Business Management adding to the team his professional experience in international business, sales and international events background. Born in Costa Rica fluent in Spanish and wishing to continue improving on his Italian.

Meg joined the company after relocating from South East England. She has a lot of experience in office administration in various roles in globally operating companies. She now deals with event media partnerships and administration support in her role as Sales Administrator and Customer Service Executive.

Samantha Nelms joined Chemical Watch after working for several years for Hogan Lovells in their law library. She also has a strong background in event planning from her time working at non-profits and in political fundraising. Samantha works in the U.S office, handling renewals and providing administrative and event support.

 

Marketing

Over 15 years of B2B/B2C marketing & sales experience in publishing, professional information and events including leading the marketing departments at MoneyWeek magazine and Euromoney (Metal Bulletin). Prior to joining the marketing team in May 2018, Ryan worked and lived in London, Paris and most recently Singapore.

 

After spending five years living and working in London, Danielle moved to the South West and joined the Chemical Watch marketing team in September 2017. Before joining the business, Danielle spent over two and a half years on the editorial team at business publisher B2B Marketing.

Harrison is responsible for all design and production here at CW Research Ltd. After gaining a BA hons in Graphic design in Bristol, he did a short stint working in London before going onto work for Buckinghamshire Business First.

 

With a background in B2B marketing, PR and events management, Tassia joined Chemical Watch in May 2018 as Marketing Executive, primarily managing day-to-day and ongoing campaigns. She has a BA (Hons) degree in Drama Studies and qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

 

Emily graduated with a BA in Media Communications & Publishing and joined Chemical Watch’s Marketing team in 2018 as their Assistant. Her role primarily includes working on sales/marketing projects, marketing campaigns, email marketing systems, social media and media partnerships.

Petya joined Chemical Watch in 2015 as a member of the Marketing team and is responsible for web content management and print production. She has worked in similar positions in National associations of Local councils in UK, Bulgarian Energy Holding in Bulgaria, tourism industry in Greece and has BA in International Relations.

 

Jess joined Chemical Watch from college and has completed a Business Administration apprenticeship and a mentoring qualification. She now deals with data management, analysis and reporting.

     

Customer, Publishing & Services

Emma has written extensively for Chemical Week and ICIS, and advised bodies including Cefic on communication issues. She jointly launched the Responsible Care magazine Careline. Emma has a degree in chemistry with industrial economics.

Henry previously worked in a business development role for an international science publication, representing them at their worldwide conferences.
He has experience as a contributing editor and a background in sales and marketing. In 2009 he gained a BA in English Literature.

Robert has a varied background within the IT industry working in multiple sectors, most recently in the charity sector helping clients to combine their data. He  joined Chemical Watch in July 2018 and is in charge of looking after, developing and shaping the way the systems work together. 

 

Francesca joined Chemical Watch in July 2017 to provide admin support across the business. She is the first point of contact for IT support within the company and runs training for internal applications. Francesca has a BA Hons degree in Graphic Design along with qualifications in Excel. She has a background in office & data management.

 

David joined Chemical Watch in 2011. He works in the accounts department and deals with the day to day financial activities of the company. While working at Chemical Watch he has gained the Association of Accounting Technicians qualification.

 

Nicola joined Chemical Watch in 2016. She previously worked in the banking industry for 20 years, gaining accounting and credit control experience. She works in the accounts department and deals with the day to day financial activities of the company.

 

Before joining CW, Sarah gained experience in the banking, accountancy, distribution, exhibition and planning sectors. Sarah is responsible for supporting the CW staff on all HR issues and ensures the smooth running of the Shrewsbury office.