Andrew McEwen

After obtaining a PhD in analytical chemistry, Andrew pursued a career in metabolism directing hundreds of GLP –compliant studies to study the metabolism and effects of chemicals, pesticides and pharmaceuticals in plants and humans.

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  • Area of expertise
    Analytical Chemistry
  • Years of experience
    30
  • Highest qualification
    PhD

Andrew’s personal expertise is in the use of radiochemistry and advanced analytical chemistry techniques (MS and NMR) to study the absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of chemicals in animals and plants as well as a wide range of environmental fate studies. He has extensive expertise in developing and applying methods to determine the concentration and identification of compounds and metabolites/degradation products wide range of materials including excreta, tissues, crops, water, soil, sediment and air. He has experience of both large and small molecule based active compoundss. He is a very experienced study director directing hundreds of GLP-compliant studies and has gained over 10 years' experience as GxP test facility management.

Andrew contributes very actively to the scientific community by regularly presenting at international conferences, attending workshops publishing papers and reports and acting as reviewer for international peer-reviewed journals. He is also a Chartered Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a member of the Royal Society of Biology. Andrew has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of London, is a Graduate of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Environmental Services

Environmental Science

Fera’s wide ranging collaborations, partnerships and scientific work enable us to provide robust evidence, advice and support to organisations, businesses and individuals whose activities have an impact on the environment.

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Services

Andrew and their team work with customers to deliver the following services within Fera...


chemical-regulation

Chemical Regulation

Fera works closely with plant protection product manufacturers to help develop effective, sustainable and safe chemical products that minimise ecosystem impacts and pollution, while maximising the beneficial effects for crops, plants and animals.

Learn more

Food Safety

Food Safety

With a large range of testing abilities, our multi-disciplinary approach gives an overall view of any food issue you may be facing, providing you with the complete information you need to make the strong decisions needed to address these issues.

Learn more

Environmental Services

Environmental Science

Fera’s wide ranging collaborations, partnerships and scientific work enable us to provide robust evidence, advice and support to organisations, businesses and individuals whose activities have an impact on the environment.

Learn more

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