Rachel Rushton

Rachel joined the industry in 2007 after finishing university with a BSc and MSc in forensic science and was initially employed as a trainee laboratory analyst.

After becoming a qualified analyst, Rachel  progressed to Deputy Quality Manager (in 2010) . Since 2013 she has held the role of Quality Manager.

Rachel holds BOHS Proficiency Modules P401, P402, P403, P404, and P405 and is a member of the Fibres Proficiency Testing Steering Committee where members are selected on the basis of having the necessary technical knowledge and expertise to contribute to the work of the committee.

Rachel recently represented NORAC at a HSE/UKAS working group and is dedicated to working towards continual improvement for the industry as a whole.