Penman Consulting is highly experienced in managing consortia. Our approach to consortium management is holistic. We can provide the legal, financial, and operational support as well as the science and regulatory aspects required. In doing so we partner with leading legal and financial service providers. We have described and commented upon the approaches we have developed in publications.
Penman M and Richards M (2013) REACH Consortia. The European REACH Regulation for Chemicals: Law and Practice, Editor Lucas Bergkamp, Oxford University Press ISBN 978-0-19-965979-1
Our Toxicology consists of 9 employees and consultants with 5 PhD’s in Toxicology, Biomedical Science and Pharmaceutical Biology. They have previously worked at GSK Vaccines, GE Advanced Materials, BP, Solvay, Nanocyl and ECHA.
The team has studied Endocrine Disruptor Activity, Genotoxicity/Carcinogenicity Testing, Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity, Nanomaterials and Multi-wall Carbon Nanotubes, and Human Health.
Our toxicologists have worked not only in the petrochemical area but on inorganics and nanomaterials. We are experienced in global business, as well as the science and regulatory arena.
The Environmental Science team carries 3 PhD’s in Biological Sciences, Ecology and Ecotoxicology. They have experience working in industry, government organisations and research.
The team use their extensive experience and varied backgrounds to develop innovative testing solutions to reduce the cost and impact of testing.
Our IT team develop solutions to meet the specific needs of the chemical industry. They develop Active Steward which manages the large amounts data necessary for running some of the largest industry consortia, (e.g. LOA REACH Consortium, H4R Consortium) among other functions. The IT team work in parallel with our science teams to develop highly secure, custom solutions such as remodelling, database systems and hosting industry data and reporting tools.