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Professor David Crouch

Chair and International Director

Job Title: Global Subject Matter Expert

Company: 3M

David is a Global Subject Matter Expert for Defence & Public Safety for a science-based technology company, 3M and is a professional chemist, with more than 28 years of experience in the fields of materials science and CBRN protection. A chartered chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, David is currently the application engineering lead on all 3M extreme hazard management programs, for both the civil and military markets. He is a visiting professor at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom (Cranfield University-Defence & Security) and a Senior Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) for Defence & Security Studies.

 
Claire Baker

Claire Baker

European Section Treasurer

Job Title: Director

Company: RPA Ltd

As a Director of RPA Ltd, of which she was a co-founder in 1999, Claire has over 17 years of experience in RPE and Face Fit Testing. RPA are a leading provider of Face Fit Testing, Training, and RPE Supplies throughout the UK and are a Gold Chanel Partner for TSI who manufacture the PortaCount. Claire is a Fit2Fit assessor for the Fit2Fit Scheme and is also an accredited provider of both Quantitative and Qualitative Fit Testing.

 
Mike Lee

Mike Lee

Ordinary Committee Member and International Director

Job Title: DPSM and Engineering Lead

Company: Avon Protection

Mike is a Senior Engineer who joined Avon Protection’s world leading Respiratory Protection Design and Development team in 2007. Mike has expertise in the Design, Manufacture, Testing and Training of supplied and filtered air products for military and civilian CBRN applications.

 

Mike Williams

Section Secretary and International Director

Job Title: Senior Lecturer (retired)

Company: Cranfield University Centre for Defence Chemistry

 

Jamie Drew

Ordinary Committee Member

Job Title: TBC

Company: Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

 
Mile Clayton

Mike Clayton

Ordinary Committee Member

Job Title: Senior Respiratory Protection Research & Application Specialist

Company: 3M

 
Andy Capon

Andy Capon

Ordinary Committee Member

Company: Andy Capon Consulting

Job Title: Retired (Part-time consultant)

Experience in Respirator Development, Testing, Certification and Standards development.

 
Karen Long

Karen Long

Ordinary Committee Member and International Director

Company: RPA Ltd

Job Title: Director

Karen's main area of expertise is in RPE Fit Testing and her special interest is the theory and application of both Qualitative and Quantitative Fit Test methods. Karen is a Fit2Fit assessor, Fit2Fit accredited operator and sits on the Fit2Fit technical committee. As a UK expert in Fit Testing, Karen is also an active member of the PH4 committee which provides technical input into the development of new ISO standards on RPE. Karen is one of the founders and directors of RPA Ltd, a specialist company which provides RPE Fit Testing, Training and equipment for companies from all business sectors throughout the UK.

 

Menno de Jonge

Ordinary Committee Member

Job Title: Sales manager respiratory protection

Company: ProQares

Menno is an expert in testing respiratory protective devices, adsorption capacity of filters and carbon, specialized in CBRN related experiments with live agents.

 

Leo Steenweg

Ordinary Committee Member

Company: Steenweg Consultancy

 

Małgorzata Okrasa

Ordinary Committee Member

Company: Central Institute for Labour Protection - National Research Institute

Małgorzata is actively involved in safety research and environmental engineering, especially concerning occupational exposure regarding existing hazards and working conditions.