About us

Scymaris Ltd is headquartered in Brixham, Devon UK. We offer high quality and cost-effective ecotoxicology, environmental fate, and analytical chemistry services to the global agrochemical, pharmaceutical, industrial chemicals & biocides industries. Our extensive state of the art laboratory facilities are equipped with controlled temperature rooms, freshwater and seawater treatment and processing capabilities, controlled air-flow and conditioning, security and back-up systems to provide a comprehensive suite of capabilities.

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Why choose us?

We are known for successfully and efficiently solving the challenges associated with the risk assessment and global registration of many different chemical types in the fields of agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, biocides and veterinary medicines. In addition to standardised regulatory testing we also offer customised and bespoke study designs and will take the lead in proposing valuable testing strategies for often complex and challenging circumstances.

We offer non-GLP and GLP testing services supporting in-house research and regulatory compliant studies for data submission in all geographic regions. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists have many years of experience with different types of test compounds including complex substances. By design, our scientific teams are highly integrated across ecotoxicology, analytical chemistry and environmental fate/biodegradation enabling open and prompt communications and actions to ensure the timely completion of studies.

Meet the leadership team

Gary Mitchell
Gary Mitchell
Global VP, Scientific and Technical Strategy
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Magalie Ferbach
Magalie Ferbach
Global Business Development Director
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Ed Hayward
Ed Hayward
Director of Laboratory Operations
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Michelle Fox
Michelle Fox
Head of Ecotoxicology
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Ruth Commander
Ruth Commander
Head of Environmental Fate
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Simon Lock
Simon Lock
Head of Quality and Regulatory Compliance
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David Balch
David Balch
Chief Financial Officer
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Stephen (Tim) Derrington
Stephen (Tim) Derrington
Chief Executive Officer
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