Meet the workshop leaders

Find out more about the experts that will be leading the 2022 Extractables & Leachables online workshops.


Keith Scott | Senior Project Manager at Smithers

Keith is part of Smithers’ Extractables and Leachables (E&L) and Chemical Analysis consultancy team in the UK. He has been working at Smithers for 39 years and with E&L for over 15 years.

Keith began being involved in managing E&L studies in 2003. In 2007 he became a commercial manager responsible for the Medical and Pharmaceutical sector, developing profitable relationships with new and existing clients to retain business and expand sales.

In January 2018 he took up a Senior Project Manager role in the Extractables and Leachables (E&L) and Chemical Analysis consultancy team providing technical leadership for analytical testing services to external and internal clients and acting as subject matter expert on the design and delivery of technical packages of work.


Keith has a BSc in Chemistry, and an MPhil (Lancaster). 


Dr. Candice Bellis | Project Manager at Smithers

Candice is part of Smithers’ Extractables and Leachables (E&L) team at Shawbury in the UK. She has been working for Smithers for 6 months so far and has been learning as much as possible about E&L. 

Candice has completed a PhD in oral nanoscience at the University of Bristol. She began her work career as a technical specialist in the healthcare industry, particularly supporting laboratories in the NHS and private sector before moving into the chemical sector as a technical sales manager.


Candice has a BSC (Hons) in Biomedical Materials Science and a PhD in Oral Nanoscience.