General

Dr Phil Botham

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

Last updated: 11 August 2022

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Image of Dr Phil Botham in front of a white background, wearing a blue striped shirt and red and whited spotted tie.

Bio

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.

Dr. Botham's appointment as a member of the COT expires on 1st March 2023.

Personal Interest

Category of Interest

Organisation / Body and Nature of Interest (period)

Employee

Syngenta - Principal Science Advisor (part time)

Shareholder

AstraZeneca

Membership

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