Chief Technical Officer (CTO)
Mike’s career began as a synthetic chemist at Astra Zeneca, following completion of an MA in chemistry at Oxford University. He joined Sterling (then ChiRex) in 1998 as a process chemist. Over the last 23 years at Sterling, Mike has taken on a number of roles including as a Product Manager, and Research and Development Director. With a background in chemistry and many years spent working in manufacturing, Mike has a great deal of experience in supporting products throughout the lifecycle from development to commercial scale.
Most recently Mike joined the Executive Team as Chief Technical Officer with responsibility for new product introduction, process improvement, process chemistry, solid state chemistry, and technology and innovation. As the business grows, Mike is also now responsible for global technical alignment across our facilities.