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Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting – 23-25 October 2023

Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting – 23-25 October 2023

Compliance Services International (CSI) Principal Consultants Robin Blake and Warren Scott,  Senior Consultant Lia Murty, and Consultant Marc Stockwell will be attending the ABIM2023 Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting at the Congress Center Basel, Switzerland on 23-25 October 2023.

Come and visit Robin, Lia, Warren, and Marc at Stand 36 in the Exhibition Hall.

Robin, Lia, Warren, and Marc will be delighted to arrange a meeting with you whilst at the conference. Please complete the below form to schedule a meeting in advance (* are required fields).

Robin Blake

Robin Blake

Principal Consultant

United Kingdom

Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting – 23-25 October 2023

Lia Murty

Senior Consultant

Texas

Warren Scott

Warren Scott

Principal Consultant

United Kingdom

Marc Stockwell

Marc Stockwell

Consultant

United Kingdom

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Robin Blake
Principal Consultant

Expertise: Registration Dossier

Robin specialises in regulatory affairs strategy and registration dossier preparation for plant protection products, biocides, and fertilisers.

Robin  has over 20 years’ experience in the Crop Protection industry and consulting sector, having previously held various R&D leadership positions at Syngenta and Cyanamid Agriculture UK. He has a broad range of expertise encompassing laboratory and field trials for efficacy, pesticide resistance, and herbicide research, as well as terrestrial ecotoxicology where he was a Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Study Director specialising in laboratory, semi-field, and field trials on a range of non-target arthropods, earthworms, honeybees and non-target plants. 

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Agricultural Ecology, University of Reading.
BSc (Hons), Applied Biology, University of Bath.

Lia Murty
Senior Consultant

Expertise: Regulatory Affairs & Microbial Product Registrations

As a member of our US Regulatory Affairs team, Lia assists clients with product registration strategies, federal and state registration package preparation and submissions, as well as regulatory strategies for microbial products.

Lia has experience in various segments of laboratory testing, including natural products chemistry and microbiology. She has built a solid knowledge of laboratory operations, methodology, and experimental design. Before her time in regulatory affairs, she spent time in multiple laboratories working on projects to detect natural product compounds, develop genetically modified microorganisms, analyze microbial genetic sequences (bacteria and fungi), develop plant pathogenicity assays to test bacterial biocontrol agents, and isolate soil bacteria.

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Plant Pathology & Microbiology, Texas A&M University.
M.S., Pharmacy, Oregon State University. Specialized in Natural Products Chemistry.
B.S., Chemistry, Oregon State University.

Warren Scott
Principal Business Development Consultant

Expertise: Business Development, Marketing & Regulatory Consulting

Warren shares a direct consulting role for Industrial Chemicals (REACH), Biocides and Cosmetics, with a Business Development remit for CSI’s European office.

Warren has over 30 years’ experience in laboratory contract research, business development for contract research organizations, and the consulting sector. His experience encompasses projects in various business sectors including plant protection, chemical, biocidal and cosmetic products. Warren qualified as a Soil Scientist and prior to joining CSI held scientific and business development positions at Inveresk Research and Wildlife International.

EDUCATION
BSc (Hons) Soil Science, University of Aberdeen.

Marc Stockwell
Consultant

Marc provides regulatory support in relation to CSI’s activities in the Biocides, Plant Protection, and Industrial Chemicals (REACH) sectors.

Marc has previous experience with contract research and contract development and manufacturing organizations, working as a development analyst both before and after completing his doctoral studies at the University of Edinburgh in the chemical analysis of Scotch Whisky using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy. Marc is also a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) and currently holds a Registered Scientist (RSci) status with the RSC.

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Edinburgh.
MChem, Chemistry with Forensic and Analytical Chemistry, University of Strathclyde.