Paul Barter, Section Head Chemistry

Paul Parker

Lab Manager

Role at Cawthron

Paul is the section head for chemistry in the analytical services team. Paul has overall responsibility for the running for the chemistry laboratories that undertake the testing of dietary supplements and nutraceuticals (GMP), food and environmental (trace element) analyses.

He has over 15 years’ experience and has been in his current position since 2003 and has worked in laboratories in New Zealand and the UK.

Technical skills, experience and interests

  • Analytical chemistry
  • ISO17025
  • Method validation
  • Good manufacturing practice (GMP)
  • Customer liaison to ensure testing requirements for regulatory purposes are met


  • BSc (Hons, Chemistry)
Paul Barter, Section Head Chemistry