Dr Stephen Newlands is the founder of EPP. He has been responsible, as Managing Director, for leading and directing the company from its creation in July 1992. Stephen is a graduate chemist [B.Sc. Hons. (1st class)] and holds a Ph.D. in synthetic and mechanistic organic chemistry from the University of Edinburgh. He is a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Chartered Chemist and also a Chartered Scientist.