Dr Nicki Kessel

Senior Manager, Materials Testing, United Kingdom

Nicki is based at Smithers Leatherhead, UK facilities, where she works within the Food Contact team who specialize in helping clients assess the regulatory compliance of materials that come into contact with food and consumer goods such as personal care products. 

With over 30 years’ experience in analytical chemistry in various high-level roles, Nicki supports the organization’s commitment to meeting clients’ needs with tailored consultative support and on-time delivery. 

Nicki has a diverse skillset, with specialisms in ink migration testing, odor and taint studies, non-intentionally added substance (NIAS) testing, PFAS testing, as well as consumer product compliance and product failure investigations. Her expertise also includes analytical method development and validation, as well as chemical and physical testing. 

Her experience supports clients at the pivotal R&D phase of product development, providing assurances of quality control and regulatory compliance – for example to comply with international food contact regulations or California Proposition 65

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