Meet The Team

escubed’s founding directors have over 60 years combined experience in materials characterisation across a wide range of sectors and applications.

Dr Simon Lawson (CEO)

– Over 25 years experience in colloids and particles
– First class degree in Materials Science, Phd in Engineering Ceramics
– Founding director of ParticlesCIC at the University of Leeds
– Wide-ranging industrial and academic experience
– Internationally known for his particle characterisation and training expertise
– Board level experience of three SME’s

Professor Simon Biggs (CSO)

– Over 25 years experience in colloids and particles
– Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) for the University of Queensland
– Previous Director of the BNFL-Leeds Alliance in Particle Science and Technology
– Expertise in surface chemistry and particle-surface interactions
– Internationally known for his work on surface and particle force interactions and all aspects of the characterisation of surfaces

Susanne Patel (CTO)

– Over 10 years experience in colloids and particles
– Strong background in customer-facing roles in coatings and dyes
– Substantial practical experience in particle characterisation across all sectors
– Customer-focussed, solutions-based scientist
– Member of BSI committees for particle characterisation

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