Kath Carr


Kath established Yordas’ (formerly The REACH Centre) scientific service eight years ago and has built up an extremely strong team of experienced chemists whose work is highly regarded across the chemical industry. One of Kath’s particular strengths is her ability to resolve challenging technical issues and she specialises in the analysis and investigation of complex materials. She provides scientific support for Yordas’ regulatory activities. Her work is underpinned by her 18 years’ industrial research experience in the speciality chemicals sector.

Recent Projects

Scientific support for numerous lead registrations, Inquiries and PPORD Notifications

Development of read-across strategies for regulatory purposes

REACH exemption assessments

Physico-chemical expert assessments for REACH and design of bespoke testing strategies

Acted as an Expert Witness in a complex legal case

Areas of Expertise

Scientific strategy

Data gap analysis

Expert assessment

Analytical characterisation and scientific problem investigation

PPORD, Inquiry and Lead Registration


PhD in Chemistry, University of Manchester, UK

BSc (Hons), University of Manchester, UK