Kevan is a metabolism scientist with over 30 years’ experience in supporting the safety evaluation and international registration of agrochemical products and industrial chemicals.  With a PhD in organic chemistry and post-doctoral organic chemistry research experience, he has worked for Shell, Cyanamid, BASF and Syngenta in environmental, mammalian and plant metabolism and in analytical methods leading technical development and contributing to study design, data interpretation and registration documentation. He has also contributed to International Research Projects jointly funded by the Health Effects Institute (USA) and CEFIC (Europe) as well as an ECETOC task force on the percutaneous absorption of chemicals. He has authored or co-authored 18 peer reviewed publications.