Consultants


The Acumentia Network

Carbohydrate chemistry and functionality

Chris Lawson

Chris is an expert in the chemistry, functionality and application of polysaccharides in the food and pharmaceutical industries. He joined Tate & Lyle initially to develop microbial polysaccharides and later, as a senior research manager, helped to develop Xanthan Gum, surfactants and Sucralose.  Subsequently, he was a founder of Dextra Laboratories and currently he works with Carbosynth, both specialists in glycobiology.