Gwilym Hughes

Bangor University
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About me:
Gwilym is an innovative and experienced post-graduate scientist and technology consultant with over 16 years of direct industry experience working on device testing and characterisation, early-stage R&D and product development (including work within ISO 13485 ISO 9001, ATEX and cleanroom environments). With a broad experience across a wide range of disciplines prior to joining PA, Gwilym has formally worked as a subject matter expert in areas as diverse as medical devices, nozzle / spray characterisation, fuel cells / hydrogen infrastructure, gas metering, microscopy, agronomy / agritech and data analysis. Currently aligned to the Health and Life sciences team within PA, Gwilym specialises in early-stage front-end research and development, device characterisation and testing, scale-up for manufacture, technology landscaping and due diligence projects. He has worked extensively across a wide range of sectors, including medical / healthcare devices and consumer products, and is actively engaged in Drug Delivery business development. As a Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society, Gwilym has significant expertise in optical and electron microscopy and initiated and led the procurement of a new SEM and EDS system (> £200k capital investment) which he now manages and runs within PA Consulting. Gwilym also uses his expertise across a range of analytical techniques and instrumentation to advise on testing programmes, experimental design, materials and device characterisation and root cause / failure analysis. Known for his organisational abilities and attention to detail, Gwilym has previously worked as a scientific copyeditor for internationally recognised and peer reviewed scientific journals and is regularly in demand for his advanced spreadsheet and data analysis expertise.

Technology innovation, consultancy, science, project management, microscopy, experimentation, due-diligence, landscaping, horizon scanning, data analysis, report writing, copy editing, medical devices, agritech, fuel cells, food and drink

Work experience:

• PA Consulting • Sphere Medical (Diagnostics) • Xaar (Industrial Inkjet) • AFC Energy (Industrial Fuel Cells) • CMR Fuel Cells (Portable Consumer Fuel Cells) • Grant Instruments (Electromechanical Assembly, Software / Firmware testing) • InterResearch (Scientific Copyediting: Ecology and Marine Science)

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