- Infrared spectroscopy
- Cementitious materials analysis
- Paints and coating
Senior analyst within the chemistry laboratory with responsibility for the day to day running of the laboratory and supervision of the staff, including organisation of their work, method development and quality assurance checks to maintain UKAS accreditation.
Experienced in the assessment of cementitious materials both modern and historic including an investigation into salt damage to stonework, sample analysis to determine composition for historical record and suggesting sympathetic repair materials and routine cement content analysis of concrete to check for specification compliance.
Experienced in the use of modern analytical techniques such as FTIR to analyse sealants, paints and polymer coatings for type determination and failure investigation.