Tim Platt

Tim Platt


Analytical and investigative chemistry


BSc (Hons) Pure Chemistry, Chartered Chemist


Over 35 years

Tim has extensive experience in classical and modern instrumental techniques in chemical and physical analyses, including method development and validation in compliance with international standards.He also has quality management experience in compliance with BS EN ISO 17025.

With over 30 years’ experience as a scientific advisor to the Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Emergency Response Technical Support Team, he is recognised for his attendance and advice at incidents involving hazardous materials and suspicious substances.

Tim has been an authorised analyst and expert witness in court cases involving alcohol levels and breaches of the Road Traffic Acts. He has also delivered lectures and training at Strathclyde University, the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland, and the Scottish Fire Services.


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