Meet The Team


Janine Townsend

Janine is a Director with Chorley Consulting. She holds a MSc in Global aquatic biodiversity and a BSc in Molecular biology and biotechnology, both from the University of Hull. She has over 15 years of regulatory and product safety experience within FMCG and the Fragrance industry.
Janine is an experienced project manager, bringing to Chorley knowledge in the regulatory arena as well as toxicological data analysis skills for use in the risk assessment of medical devices.


Rona Middlemiss

Rona is a Director with Chorley Consulting. She holds a first class MSci in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Aberdeen and is a member of the Royal Society of Biology. Additionally, she has attended a training course on the Practical Application of Toxicology in Drug Development.

Prior to Chorley, Rona has worked within several multinational business where she provided toxicological safety support to project teams throughout the development and deployment of consumer products. Rona brings to Chorley toxicological risk assessment experience gained from working within multinational FMCG manufacturers on a range of consumer products.


Phil Clay

Phil is a UK and European registered toxicologist and specialises in product safety assessment with over 30 years experience in toxicology and safety assessment. He is a BSI committee member on CH/194  (Biological evaluation of medical devices) and Principal Expert for WG6 (Mutagenicity, carcinogenicity and reproductive toxicity).

He established his reputation as a genetic toxicologist working within the agrochemical, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. He has contributed to many expert panels, helping to shape the testing guidelines and strategies in place today. More recently, this experience and depth of understanding has been applied to designing safety assessment programmes for medical devices for a wide range of device manufacturers.He has published and presented widely in the field of toxicology throughout his career.


Fiona Chapman

Fiona is a Toxicologist with Chorley Consulting. She is a UK and European registered toxicologist with over 17 years experience. She holds a BSc in Chemistry from Swansea University and an MSc in Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring from the University of Ulster. She is a skilled toxicologist and brings a huge amount of experience and knowledge from her time leading a team in the safety group supporting project teams during the development and deployment of consumer products in a multinational FMCG business.

Previously, she led a computational toxicology group and worked in an in vitro toxicology group within the same business. She has published and presently widely in the field of toxicology throughout her career.


Princess Kisi

Princess holds a BSc in Biological Sciences from The University of East Anglia and an MSc in Toxicology from The University of Birmingham. She has experience of working within regulatory roles as well as a solid academic background in toxicology.

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Lisa Grant

Lisa is an Administrative Assistant with Chorley Consulting. She holds a BSc in Biomedical Science from The University of Hull. She has experience of working in a range of roles and brings advanced organisational and IT skills to the business.


Ranbir Arif

Ranbir is an Associate Safety Assessor with Chorley Consulting. She holds a BSc in Applied Biology from Manchester Metropolitan University. She has extensive experience of working within scientific and health science related roles. She brings to Chorley a depth of understanding of experimental genotoxicity testing and data analysis together with an attention for detail gained from working in a GLP compliant environment.

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