James Dawick

Toxicology and Risk Assessment Manager


James Dawick is currently employed as Toxicology and Risk Assessment Manager for Innospec, a global specialty chemicals company focused on bringing innovative and disruptive new products to market through three corporate business units: Fuel Specialties, Performance Chemicals and Oilfield Services. In this role, James is accountable for the management, execution and delivery of high quality health and environmental safety assessments for products from all business units including cosmetic ingredients as well as developing assessment methodologies based on the latest regulatory and scientific advances from around the world.  Prior to joining Innospec in 2018, James worked as environmental scientist at Shell for almost 10 years where he was responsible for conducting environmental risk assessments on a wide variety of both simple and complex fuel, oilfield, surfactant and lubricant products and effluents. He currently actively participates in a number of scientific organisations and inter-industry trade association bodies and is both a lead and contributing-author on several peer-reviewed scientific publications on organic chemistry, (eco)toxicology, environmental fate and risk assessment of chemicals. James holds a first class Masters degree in Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology from the University of Liverpool in the UK.

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