Dr Phil Botham

Principal Science Advisor (part time), also acts as an independent consultant (part time)

Last updated: 21 July 2021


Dr Phil Botham was appointed to the Committee on 1 April.

Dr Phil Botham is a Principal Science Advisor for Syngenta’s Product Safety Group. He is a toxicologist with over 40 years of experience in the safety assessment of chemicals. In addition to this part-time role, he is an independent consultant working for Regulatory Science Associates. He is a Fellow of the British Toxicology Society and of the Royal College of Pathologists and has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications.


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Syngenta - Principal Science Advisor (part time)




British Toxicology Society

Society of Toxicology (USA)

European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals Scientific Committee

European Crop Protection Association

Toxicology Expert Group

Crop Life International Human Health Steering Team