chromsoc adrian clarke

Society outreach coordinator


  • UK Outreach Activities (2010-2015)
  • Summer Studentships with the BMSS and RSC (2011-2016)

Adrian is a global Technical R&D Analytical Network leader in an International Pharmaceutical Company and a specialist in separation sciences. He has responsibility for identifying the department’s strategic direction & technological needs in analytical chemistry.

His special interests are liquid phase separations (Fast LC/UHPLC, 2D LC, SFC), column characterisation, method development, chiral separations and also analytical control & regulatory strategies, including genotoxic impurities. Adrian has been a committee member of the Chromatographic Society since 2009. He is involved in International Outreach activities with other societies and groups. He is a co-organiser of the Advances in Clinical Analysis and Emerging Separation Technologies series of meetings.

He has helped organise the following ChromSoc meetings:

  • TRIAD AstraZeneca R&D Charnwood meeting for the Golden Jubilee 2006
  • Advances in LC/MS and Related Hyphenated Techniques, May 2009, Sunderland, UK
  • Advances in High Resolution and High Speed Separations, March 2010, AstraZeneca R&D, Alderley Park, UK
  • Advances in Clinical & Forensic Analysis 2012, 2014, 2018
  • Emerging Separation Technologies 2015, 2017 and 2019 (planned)
  • From cradle to grave: The Chromatographic (Analytical) method life cycle (2018), May2018, London

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