Chris Allen started his career within Smith and Nephew Wound Management Division in 1997 after graduating from the University of Hull with a BSc (hons) in Chemistry and completion of a post graduate course in Analytical Science. Chris’ first role within the contract industry began in 1999 with Intertek Melbourn where he gained experience working alongside the world’s major pharmaceutical companies in the field of inhaled medicines. Chris moved to Yorkshire in 2002 to join Sciantec Analytical where he successfully developed the operational services of the Animal Health division, overseeing GMP certification for the laboratory. Chris joined Paul Moran as co-founder of Broughton Laboratories in 2006 and has held the position of Managing Director since 2011. More recently Chris has assumed the position of Chief Scientific Officer.