Philip Gill
Philip Gill, Ph.D.
Senior Managing Scientist
Chemical Regulation & Food Safety
  • Harrogate (UK)

Dr. Gill provides consumer safety consulting expertise for the registration and re-registration of Crop Protection active substances and products. As well as high-level strategic advice to clients, he produces consumer safety dossiers for many successful national, EU and Codex submissions for Active Substance Approval, Product Registration or MRL-setting. Dr. Gill provides post-submission support to clients, authoring successful technical responses/rebuttals and presenting arguments to Competent Authorities addressing regulatory concerns. Dr. Gill evaluates consumer safety data, identifying data gaps and study deficiencies, planning and managing study packages to meet current and forward-looking guidance, ensuring subsequent submissions are of the highest standard.

Dr. Gill has over 25 years’ experience gained working in the Plant Protection industry, latterly as a consumer safety specialist. Previously holding positions as a Residues Team Leader and Study Director, Dr. Gill led teams of staff planning, conducting and reporting residue and supporting studies, managing the delivery of residue trials programmes for two new molecules as well as numerous existing compounds. As well as in-house team management, he was responsible for managing large study programmes placed at contract laboratories. Dr. Gill is experienced in all aspects of the consumer safety of Crop Protection chemicals, with particular expertise in dietary residues and supporting studies (crop, livestock, analytical method development and validation, storage stability).

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK, 1984
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK, 1980

Publications

Gill JP. Validation of residue analytical methods for crop protection active ingredients in Europe. Poster presentation, 6th European Pesticide Residue Workshop (EPRW), Corfu, 2006.

Prior Experience

Senior Technical Expert in Consumer Safety, Syngenta Ltd., 2007–2011

Team Leader and Senior Study Director, Syngenta Ltd., 1997–2007

Section Head/Study Director, Restec Laboratories Ltd., 1994–1997

Environmental Chemist/Study Director, Shell Research Ltd., 1986–1994

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Bristol, 1985–1986

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CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK, 1984
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Bristol, UK, 1980