Dr Paul G Brantom, the principal of Brantom Risk Assessment Ltd has worked in the field of Toxicology for more than 40 years, combining experience of supervising the conduct of all varieties of experimental regulatory toxicology studies to GLP and consultancy support to a variety of organisations and companies.
He joined BIBRA in 1969 with a first degree in Zoology from Leeds University and completed his PhD on Carcinogenicity of Nitrosamines as a collaborative student at the University of Surrey, supervised by Professor Dennis Parke. Particular current interests are the use of in vitro models in risk assessment as well as quantitative toxicological risk assessment. Until March 2004 Dr Brantom was Head of Toxicology and Information Services at BIBRA International.
Dr Brantom was the Manager of the Centre for Toxicology at the University of Surrey, Guildford for more than 3 years and has retained links with the university, continuing to lecture on the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Toxicology until retiring from regular lecturing in 2012.
As a registered European Toxicologist Dr Brantom has worked for numerous companies and organisations in various capacities relating to toxicological evaluation and registration of products. He is currently Chair of the Advisory Committee for Pesticide Residues in Food (PRiF), and is a past member of the Veterinary Residues Committee (VRC) Veterinary Products Committee (VPC) Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs (ACAF), Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (ACNFP) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Additives to Animal Feed (FEEDAP). He continues to participate in the latter Panel via membership of working groups and is also a member of the EFSA Working Group on Novel Foods. He is currently chair of the UK Advisory Committee on Pesticide Residues in Food (PRiF).
Bringing a wide range of experience of experimental toxicology and desk-based risk assessment together with particular specialist experience of managing and delivering large biological projects and programs to budget and deadline Dr Brantom can provide a unique support and assistance to your company or organisation.