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Malcolm Driffield

Malcolm Driffield

Managing Scientist, Chemical Regulation & Food Safety, Exponent

Dr. Driffield has 20 years’ experience in the field of analytical chemistry, providing advice and guidance on the analytical techniques used to investigate problems across a number of commodities and Industries including food, beverages, packaging such as plastics, coatings and printing inks, and fuels. During his 16 years at Fera Science Ltd (previously The Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) and the Central Science Laboratory (CSL)) he gained widespread experience in analytical methodologies used in the determination of chemical contaminants in foods and food contact materials. Dr. Driffield has extensive knowledge of non-targeted analysis techniques used for the determination of non-intentionally added substances (NIAS) gained when he was a Research Fellow at Fera. As well as a strong technical knowledge in applying analytical techniques, he has considerable experience in the interpretation of the complex data sets produced, for Industrial and Government clients, as well as global regulatory bodies.