General

Members of the COT

More information on COT members including declaration of interests.

Last updated: 26 November 2020

Dr Stella Cochrane

Dr Cochrane is currently Science Leader for Allergy and Immunology in Unilever’s Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre and has over 20 years’ experience working in academia and industry.

Her appointment expires in March 2022.

Dr Mac Provan

Dr Provan has over 30 years’ experience in chemistry, biochemistry and toxicology with major companies (ICI, Zeneca and Syngenta) and is currently a Director of a “Safety Science Consultancy”. 

His appointment expires in March 2022.

Dr Natalie Thatcher

Dr Thatcher is currently works for Mondelēz International, where she provides risk assessment advice and guidance acute risk from contamination of, and safety for Mondelēz products. 

Her appointment expires in March 2022.

Dr David Lovell

Dr Lovell is a Reader in Medical Statistics at St George’s Medical School, University of London. 

His appointment expires in March 2022.

Dr Michael Routledge

Dr Routledge is an Associate Professor of Environmental Toxicology in the School of Medicine at Leeds.

His appointment expires in March 2022.

Professor Gunter Kuhnle

Professor Kuhnle is an Associate Professor in Nutrition and Health at the University of Reading.

His appointment expires in March 2022.

Dr Cheryl Scudamore

Dr Scudamore is a RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Pathology (laboratory animals) working as independent consultant in experimental and toxicological pathology. 

Her appointment expires in March 2022.

Professor Maged Younes

Prof Younes is has an MSc and PhD in Biochemistry and Physiological Chemistry from the University of Tübingen, and a DSc in Toxicology and Biochemical Pharmacology from the Medical University of Lübeck, both Germany. 

His appointment expires in March 2022.

Professor Gary Hutchison

Professor Hutchison is Dean of Applied Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University, with responsibility for Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Psychology, Teacher Education and Sports Exercise and Health Sciences. 

His appointment expires in March 2022.

Professor John Foster

Prof Foster is an Emeritus Professor & Senior Consultant Pathologist, Regulatory Science Associates. 

His appointment expires in March 2023.

Professor Mireille B. Toledano

Prof Toledano is the Marit Mohn Chair in Perinatal & Paediatric Environmental Epidemiology Imperial College London. 

Her appointment expires in March 2021.

Dr Phil Botham

Dr Botham is a Principal Science Advisor (part time), also acts as an independent consultant (part time). 

His appointment expires in March 2023.

Ms Jane Case

Ms Case is a Lay Member. 

Her appointment expires in March 2023.

Dr. James Coulson BSc MBBCh Dip Med Tox Dip Therapeutics MD MRCP ERT

Dr Coulson Clinical Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University.

His appointment expires in March 2021.

Dr Rene Crevel

Dr Crevel Science Leader - Allergy & Immunology, Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre, Unilever. 

His appointment expires in March 2022.

Dr Caroline Harris PhD, CChem, FRSC

Dr Harris is a Practice Director and Principal Scientist, Exponent International Ltd

Dr Sarah Judge

Dr Judge is a Staff Scientist in the Medical Toxicology Centre and Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University

Ms Juliet Rix

Ms Rix is a Lay Member. 

Her appointment expires in March 2023.

Professor Faith Williams MA PhD FBTS

Prof Williams is a Professor of Toxicology, Medical Toxicology Centre and Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University.

Her appointment expires in March 2021.

Professor Matthew Wright BSc PhD

Prof Wright is a Professor of Toxicology, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University. 

His appointment expires in March 2023. 

Professor Philippe B Wilson

Professor Wilson is a Professor of Animal Science and Bioinformatics at Nottingham Trent University, and Head of Conservation at the Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST).

His appointment expires in March 2023.