Adrian is a chartered chemical engineer who has over thirty years’ experience in the design and development of biochemical and chemical processes and facilities. Since joining Bryden Wood in 2018 Adrian has played a leading role in a wide range of front end projects and the development of Bryden Wood’s industrial sectors capability.

He has led the technical development and process engineering on complex projects in diverse sectors, particularly pharmaceuticals and vaccines but extending to food, fine chemicals, consumer products, battery technology, industrial fibres, waste treatment and nuclear. His roles have included lead process engineer and technology manager on numerous projects, head of process engineering and technology director and project management. In the latter he has specialised in early-stage project development, working in British Nuclear Group’s decommissioning group and with GSK’s global project development group (the ‘front-end-factory’).

Adrian has worked in major engineering and construction companies, blue-chip manufacturing and consultancy. He has worked across Europe and in the USA and Singapore. He has and continues to lead the application of process simulation to capital projects, particularly the application of tools commonly used in other sectors, such as dynamic and discrete-event methods, to high value and batch processes. Adrian has developed and led methods of managing process development and scale-up projects and their integration with capital projects.