Sandra has a first degree in Pharmacology, a PhD in Experimental Neurology and 24 years’ experience as an industrial toxicologist at ICI/Zeneca/Syngenta Central Toxicology Laboratory (CTL). Sandra had a number of roles at CTL and was finally Head of Regulatory Toxicology. Sandra has an international reputation as an expert in neurotoxicology and is regularly invited to speak on this topic (most recently at a 1 day course for ECHA). She has extensive expertise in the design, conduct and interpretation of a full range of toxicology studies ranging from acute to lifetime exposures in a variety of species, including method development, novel research and human volunteer studies.

Sandra’s expertise covers industrial chemicals, agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals (including biologicals) and she has designed and project managed the delivery of testing programmes which meet all aspects of safety, efficacy and regulatory requirements as needed for product development. She now provides technical consultancy and advice to a variety of clients in a wide range of business sectors.