This site uses optional cookies which are currently not set, but will be if you visit another page. Find out more about the cookies we use.

The Team

Peter Newport - Managing Director Profile

Peter Newport, Chemical Business Association


Peter was educated in business and management to postgraduate level and has thirty five years experience in supply chain operations and managing chemical industry regulatory compliance. He has been involved with ReFaC from its inception.

Rachel Green - Technical ManagerProfile


Linked In Profile

Prior to joining ReFaC Rachel spent 3 years working within the registration department of a leading UK-based contract research organisation. In particular, Rachel spent much of her time working as the technical advisor to a number of international consortia; typically by assisting them in the development of regulatory strategies for REACH registration, designing testing programmes and providing tailored regulatory advice, in addition to writing lead registration dossiers and risk assessments. Rachel has extensive experience with advising clients of REACH and CLP requirements, identifying data needs, preparing regulatory strategies for compliance, preparing and submitting lead registration dossiers and preparing chemical safety reports. In addition, Rachel has considerable experience in preparing read-across strategies for inorganic chemicals. Her expertise in this area is particularly relevant in light of the requirements to reduce animal testing under REACH.

Rachel holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Biochemistry and biological chemistry from the University of Nottingham and a Post-Graduate Certificate in REACH Chemical Management from the University of Hull and is currently studying for an MSc in Applied Toxicology at the University of Surrey.

Rachel Hill - Regulatory Affairs Officer Profile

Linked In Profile

Rachel joined the ReFaC team in 2014, providing regulatory assistance to UK and overseas companies in relation to the REACH Regulation, the Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulations (CLP), biocides regulations, toxicology consulting and testing management.

In particular, Rachel has gained experience preparing lead and joint REACH registration dossiers, managing Only Representative responsibilities and providing CLP advice.

Rachel holds a first class MChem degree in Chemistry (with Environmental and Sustainable Chemistry) from Edinburgh University. She graduated in 2013 when she was awarded a prize for being top of her class.

Kim Shillington - Technical OfficerProfile

Kim Shillington

Linked In Profile

Kim joined the ReFaC team in April 2016.

Kim holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Chemistry from the University of Liverpool.

Since graduating in 2013 Kim has worked as a Formulation Chemist for Domino Printing Sciences helping to expand their pigmented ink range and as a Development Chemist with AM Technology, assisting customers develop chemical processes in flow reactors.

Cookies required

To use this functionality please enable cookies. Find out more about our cookie policy.

  Cookies are currently off.