Our team

Elsepth Talbot

Managing Director

LlB (Hons) DipLP

Elspeth Talbot

Managing Director

Elspeth is the daughter of founder Norman Ritchie and joined the company in 2008, taking over management following Norman’s retirement in 2011. She graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1991 and thereafter practised law, latterly as a partner in a Glasgow-based legal practice.

Stuart Ritchie

Director

MBChB

Stuart Ritchie

Director

Stuart is the son of founder Dr Norman Ritchie. Stuart qualified from University of Glasgow with a MBChB Medical Degree in 1988. He works as a consultant psychiatrist and leads the Older Adult Liason Service. He is National Training Programme Director for Higher Training in Old Age Psychiatry. He also leads the Huntington's Disease Research Team at the QUEH and is actively involved in 4 clinical trials.

Linda Breistig

Director

Dip. Phys

Linda Breistig

Director

Douglas Bell

Production Manager

30 Years of Industry Experience

Douglas Bell

Production Manager

Doug has been with us since the beginning of the company, joining in May 1988 as only the second paid employee. Originally trained as a car mechanic, he has been responsible for maintenance of our bespoke production machinery for more than 10 years. He now oversees the production workforce and leads the practical side of research projects.

Thomas Quinn

Graduate Level Apprentice

Undergraduate

Thomas Quinn

Apprentice Engineer

Thomas joined us as our first dedicated engineer. He obtained an HND in Mechanical Engineering at City of Glasgow College and is one of the first participants in the new GLA programme being run in conjunction with Strathclyde University. He aims to graduate with Honours in 2021.

Adriana Morato De Menezes

Raw Material Sourcer

Adriana Morato De Menezes

Raw Material Sourcer

Gwen Stokes

Quality Assurance Manager

Gwen Stokes

Quality Assurance Manager

Gwen brings a wealth of experience of Quality Management having been the Quality Manager at a large NHS hospital. Working with other members of staff, she has introduced a software package to manage documentation, as well as developing our systems to ensure compliance with FAMI-QS and GMP.

Carrie Hutchison

Quality Control Officer

Carrie Hutchison

Quality Control Officer

Anthea Buchanan

Quality Control Officer

Anthea Buchanan

Quality Control Officer

Jacqui Clark

Administrator

Jacqui Clark

Administrator

Lesley Taylor

Administrator

Lesley Taylor

Administrator

Stephanie Ritchie

Admin Assistant

Stephanie Ritchie

Admin Assistant

PRODUCTION

Vinny Mistry

Production Supervisor

Vinny Mistry

Production Supervisor

Larry Hannah

Manufacturing Staff

Larry Hannah

Manufacturing Staff

Stephen Fox

Manufacturing Staff

Stephen Fox

Manufacturing Staff

Stuart Kennedy

Manufacturing Staff

Stuart Kennedy

Manufacturing Staff

Alan Pollock

Manufacturing Staff

Alan Pollock

Manufacturing Staff

Colin Dane

Manufacturing Staff

Colin Dane

Manufacturing Staff

David Walker

Manufacturing Staff

David Walker

Manufacturing Staff

Ross Hart

Manufacturing Staff

Ross Hart

Manufacturing Staff

Ruairidh McNulty

Manufacturing Staff

Ruairidh McNulty

Manufacturing Staff

Ryan Madden

Manufacturing Staff

Ryan Madden

Manufacturing Staff

Connor Quinn

Manufacturing Staff

Connor Quinn

Manufacturing Staff

Jamie Pollock

Manufacturing Staff

Jamie Pollock

Manufacturing Staff

Kyle Hannah

Manufacturing Staff

Kyle Hannah

Manufacturing Staff

Darren Kennedy

Manufacturing Staff

Darren Kennedy

Manufacturing Staff

Marc Murphy

Manufacturing Staff

Marc Murphy

Manufacturing Staff