Amy has worked at Glass Technology Services since 2010 following on from gaining a first-class BSc Degree in Forensic Biosciences at Sheffield Hallam University. She has worked across a number of departments during her time at the company resulting in a solid basis of glass knowledge.
Her current role is Chemistry Laboratory Manager where she leads a team of technologists working on a wide range of chemical testing — from raw materials through to finished glass products. She draws on her experience in chemical durability testing, method development, and validation as well as her knowledge of quality requirements to provide suitable solutions. She works directly with customers across the globe to understand their needs and develop bespoke test frames to ensure their specific requirements are being met.
The laboratory upholds ISO9001 and ISO17025 accreditation with UKAS which Amy, as Technical Quality Manager, is instrumental in maintaining and developing. She works alongside all departments in Glass Technology Services to maintain the required standards and make improvements and also assists with internal and external auditing.
Amy has hosted a number of webinars and training sessions specifically on glass for the pharmaceutical industry and is an active participant in a range of technical committees. She is the secretary of the ICG Technical Committee TC2, ‘Glass durability and analysis’, and is also part of the ICG Technical Committee TC12, ‘Pharmaceutical packaging’.