Dr Simon Allen

Simon is a physicist by training, gaining his degree and PhD from Oxford University. He joined Epigem in 2014, after 30 years in research and then Management roles in ICI and Intertek – eventually managing the Measurement Science teams for both companies in the NE of England. He has extensive experience of scientific management, project leadership and collaborative working, with technical expertise in the areas of optical and electrical properties of polymers, instrumentation and control software

Within Epigem Simon provides support to both the manufacturing and development activities and has taken the lead in a number of UK and EU collaborative programmes, working closely with University and Industry partners.