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Dr David Barkel

Dr David Barkel


David is a chemist by background, with a first degree and PhD from University College London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, and a Chartered Chemist. His business background is in the chemical industry with over 25 years in R&D, working for both FTSE 100 and small independent companies.

His career took him from a bench chemist to a new technology director of a £300M division of a global polymer and materials company. International business has included 4 years secondment in Singapore as regional lead for a blue chip polymers company, as well as time in India, USA and most European countries.

David now works with SME’s in all sectors leveraging his business experience to support their growth. This includes R&D Tax claims where he is able to use his experience and insight to support clients’ claims.