Advancing Food Security
Ending Hunger with Science
Crop Protection Solutions
Darren GrafhamAgricultural Services ManagerDarren leads the Crop Protection Division in the United States and United Kingdom, managing a team of experts with cross-disciplinary agrochemical experience.
Andy HoareHead of Regulatory AffairsAs the Head of Regulatory Affairs, Andy brings extensive experience in biocide dossier preparation, NONS applications, and chemical regulation, especially in bulk chemicals and agrochemicals. In 2000, he joined a leading CRO to assist with regulatory applications. He gained further regulatory experience in a succession of positions in three large generic companies. He holds a degree in Biochemistry.
John Groome, Ph.D.Formulation Development ManagerDr. Groome is a recognized leader in the field with over 40 years of experience in formulation development. John leads a team of over 20 scientific experts that provide agricultural formulation solutions across the industry.
Tim Lane, Ph.D.Chemical EngineerAs Principal Research Scientist, Tim uses his vast expertise in aerosol physics modeling and laboratory and field-based measurements to evaluate the transport and fate of aerosol particles. He focuses on extending aerosol studies from Department of Defense applications to new clients, including those in the oil and gas and agricultural industries. Tim is proficient in aerosol measurement and generation equipment including optical particle counters and gravimetric mass instruments.
Technology Commercialization and Licensing
With over 90 years of research and development experience, Battelle supports all areas of industry with creative and informed thinking focused on encapsulation, crop protection solutions, environmental modelling technologies, and other ready-to-implement intellectual property solutions.