Exponent Welcomes Jason Manton as a New Principal Scientist

October 12, 2022

Jason Manton joins Exponent's Chemical Regulation & Food Safety practice in our UK Harrogate office

Exponent welcomes Jason Manton to the firm's UK Harrogate office as a principal scientist in our Chemical Regulation & Food Safety practice.

Jason Manton

"We are so happy to have Jason on our Exponent team," said Corporate Vice President, Director of UK Offices, and Practice Director Caroline Harris, Ph.D., CChem, FRSC. Jason's unparalleled combination of practical, industry, and regulatory toxicological knowledge makes him an excellent choice as our Head of Toxicology for our European business, and I am truly delighted to have such a talent as part of our leadership team."

A certified toxicologist in the U.S. and Europe, Jason brings 17 years of experience working in both industry and contract research settings to his new role at Exponent. His background includes specific expertise in general toxicology, carcinogenicity, endocrine disruption, developmental and reproductive toxicology, juvenile toxicology (rodent and non-rodent models), and neuro-behavioral assessments. He has conducted and managed numerous non-clinical toxicity studies across multiple toxicology disciplines for a variety of indications and uses including biologicals, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and industrial chemicals for either regulatory, investigative, or mechanistic toxicology.


"I am thrilled to join Exponent, a company with an incredible depth of expertise and great people," Jason said. "I'm looking forward to applying my skills to support clients and resolve their challenges, especially in the agrochemical and chemical industries."


A past chair of the UK Industrial Reproductive Toxicology Discussion Group, Jason is currently an active member of the British Toxicology Society Education Training and Career Development Subcommittee as well as a vice president of the European Teratology Society and a member of the Society of Toxicology, the Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, and the Royal Society of Biology. He also serves on the editorial board of the journal Reproductive Toxicology.