Ross McLellan

Team Lead, Solid Form Screening
Edinburgh, UK
“Whether working with a large pharma customer or a startup, we aim to provide equivalent services regardless of size. They’ve all got molecules they want to proceed and progress to the clinic, and it’s up to us to give them firm footing at the beginning of the development process so they are secure in their knowledge about the form of the molecule they take forward.”


  • Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from Heriot-Watt University
  • Post-doctoral positions and a lot of structural-based chemistry
  • Leads a team working on complex solid form screening and materials characterization


Ross leads his team in complex solid form screening and materials characterization programs for our global client base. This requires the management of scientists and a detailed knowledge of pharmaceutical solid form science and associated techniques.

Areas of Expertise

  • Solid form screening
  • Materials characterization
  • Structural elucidation