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Meet our new Principal Consultant, Michaela Benton and Consultant, Nick Keeble

Meet CSI's new Team Members, Michaela Benton and Nick Keeble

LAKEWOOD, WA – Compliance Services International (CSI) is pleased to announce the addition of Michaela Benton as Principal Consultant and Nick Keeble as Consultant to our global regulatory consulting team.

Michaela has significant experience as both regulator and consultant and will contribute with expertise in pesticide and biocide toxicology. Nick will contribute with expertise as Account Manager for our Industrial Chemicals (REACH) clients and also support dossier preparation for Biocides and Plant Protection Products.

These exciting new additions to our staff come as CSI approaches 36 years of providing regulatory and scientific consulting support services to industry.  Since 1988, we have expanded our client base, extended our international outreach, and increased our visibility and depth as a regulatory and scientific consulting firm. Throughout this period, we have been evolving, expanding and diversifying as we to endeavor to stay ahead of events and anticipate our clients’ changing needs.  We continue to face new and emerging regulatory and scientific challenges with our clients through our staff in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the European Union.

We are pleased to make Michaela’s and Nick’s talents available to you and ask you to join us in welcoming these technical and regulatory professionals to our team!

Michaela Benton

Michaela Benton

Principal Consultant

United Kingdom

Nick Keeble

Nick Keeble

Consultant

United Kingdom

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Michaela Benton
Principal Consultant

Expertise: Pesticide and Biocide Toxicology

Michaela specialises in pesticide and biocide toxicology.

Michaela has over 13 years’ experience in regulatory toxicology. She previously worked for the UK Chemicals Regulation Division of the Health and Safety Executive evaluating pesticide and biocide active substance and product dossiers for UK and EU regulatory regimes, including input into classification dossiers and attendance at EU expert meetings.  She also has previous consultancy experience, providing mammalian toxicology expertise for the preparation of pesticide dossiers for EU submissions including non-dietary exposure risk assessment, endocrine disruption, study monitoring, and (Q)SAR analysis of metabolites and impurities. 

EDUCATION
MSc Toxicology, University of Surrey.
BSc (Hons) Biochemistry (Toxicology), University of Surrey.

Nick Keeble
Consultant

Expertise: REACH, Chemistry, Biocides

At CSI Nick is the Account Manager for our Industrial Chemicals (REACH) clients. He specialises in the preparation of technical dossiers for REACH, Biocides and Plant Protection Products, including post-submission support during evaluation by regulatory authorities and designing strategies to assist companies in the evolving world of chemical regulations.

Nick previously served as an Environmental Fate Study Director at Charles River Laboratories, testing new active substances and associated metabolites in water, light and soil matrices working to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP). Nick is also a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) and currently holds Chartered Scientist (CSci) status.

 

EDUCATION
BSc (Hons), Chemistry, Heriot Watt University.