Steve Ward-Smith has worked for Malvern for 20 years and was the first full time technical specialist (Mastersizer with a little DLS) which he did for 12 years. For the last 8 years he's been working as a Key Account Manager and Key Account Technical Specialist looking after our key global customers on all technologies both from a commercial and technical perspective. As one of his other responsibilities he looks after the process applications personnel.
Steve has a PhD from the University of Nottingham in colloid science looking at protein –polyscaccharide complexes on oil droplets using laser diffraction, zeta potential, rheology and image analysis. He also has a Masters in Biomolecular Technology (essentially Physical Biochemistry) from Leicester University and a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Manchester.