Our Team

Our consultants are practicing analytical chemists with 50 years combined experience and current skills. When we are not teaching or consulting, we are in the lab installing, maintaining and troubleshooting our instruments, developing methods and analysing samples for our partners.

Diane TurnerDiane Turner, Senior Consultant and Director, MSc FRSC

Diane Turner is the Founder and Director of Anthias Consulting. A Warwick University Graduate, Diane started her career as an Analytical Chemist, later on gaining significant experience as an Applications Chemist. Diane has developed methods for, given support and high quality training for companies in most industries around the world for the past 18 years. Diane's area of research is disease diagnosis at The Open University through her PhD studies. Diane is an elected member of the Royal Society of Chemistry Analytical Division Council.

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Dr Imran Janmohamed, Consultant and Trainer, BEng PhD MRSC

Imran Janmohamed joined Anthias Consulting in 2012 in the role of consultant to assist in providing quality training and consultancy. Imran has a BEng (Hons) degree in Chemical with Biochemical engineering and has background experience within the food and pharmaceutical industry. He has gained extensive experience in his doctorate studies in the use of Gas Chromatography, GC-MS and GCxGC for the analysis of trace-level contaminants in water.

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Richard Stokes Anthias ConsultingRichard Stokes, Consultant and Trainer BSc MSc CCHEM MRSC

Richard Stokes joined Anthias Consulting in 2015 in the role of Consultant and Trainer.  Richard holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Chemistry and an MSc in Analytical Chemistry. Richard has over 20 years' experience in GC-MS and other analytical methodologies largely gained from work within food and environmental contract laboratories. Several senior operational roles have fostered a keen interest in method miniaturisation using GC-MS and other techniques.

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Giles Edwards Anthias ConsultingDr Giles Edwards MChem PhD MRSC

Giles joined Anthias Consulting in 2017 to assist with the development of HPLC and LC/MS training and troubleshooting course material. Giles obtained his MChem master of chemistry degree from Liverpool John Moores University concentrating on analytical chemistry and PhD from the University of Manchester. Giles has more than 15 years’ experience within the fields of mass spectrometry and the separation sciences working in industry, academia and the third sector. Past roles have included working as director of a multidisciplinary scientific research centre and also working around the world as a mass spectrometry escalation engineer troubleshooting issues with both instrumentation and application method development

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Karen Lee Anthias ConsultingKaren Lee BSc MSc MBA CCHEM MRSC

Karen joined Anthias Consulting in 2017 as Internal Sales Specialist, working to develop our training course business. She has over twenty years' experience as a chemist working with food ingredients, analytical instrumentation and printing inks. Karen has an MSc in Instrumental Analytical Chemistry and an MBA.

Claire Wallis Anthias ConsultingClaire Wallis, Accounts Manager, BEng

Claire Wallis joined Anthias Consulting in 2013 as an Administrative Assistant. Claire primarily works on the company accounts and is part-way through her AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting. Claire also handles training course bookings and other admin tasks. Claire has a BEng (Hons) degree in Electronic Engineering and has previously worked as a Software Engineer for 14 years.

Helen Birdsall Anthias ConsultingHelen Birdsall, Admin Assistant BSc, MPhil

Helen joined Anthias Consulting in 2015 in the role of part-time administration assistant after a career break. Helen has a BSc (hons) degree in Chemistry and an MPhil in Inorganic solid state Chemistry. She provides support for the training courses, along with the sales and marketing functions.

Alana Thompson Anthias ConsultingAlana Thompson, Website and Marketing Assistant

Alana started her career in Marketing via a modern apprenticeship before going on to gain a qualification from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Later, Alana joined her family firm where she created her first website, sparking a career path in web development. Alana's role at Anthias Consulting enables her to combine her marketing experience with technical knowledge, to continually improve the company website and communications.

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