RESUME: Industrial Microbiologist

Dr Mike Cresswell 100642.2763 at CompuServe.COM
Wed Feb 2 19:50:02 EST 2000


MICHAEL CRESSWELL  PhD M.I.Biol. C.Biol.

4 Leigham Court, Clyde Road, WALLINGTON, SM6 8PX, UK.
Tel.: Home: +44(0)20 86477646 Work: +44(0)20 87735348  Mobile: +44(0) 7802 405 108
E-mail: Home: Mike_Cresswell at compuserve.com   Work: Mike.Cresswell at ici.com

PROFILE:

Chartered Biologist with extensive experience in microbiological control and microbicide applications in the polymer dispersions and related industries. Proven capability in implementing new product preservation strategies and hygienic initiatives.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

Product preservation for a wide range of speciality chemicals
Knowledge Management of microbiological technical information
Analytical reasoning and decision making
Analytical techniques for chemical determinations
Communication and presentation to Senior Business Managers and customers
IT literate with proficiency in several software packages

CAREER HISTORY:

1989-date: Microbiology Manager,National Starch & Chemical (ICI Group)

MAJOT ACHIEVEMENTS:

Introduced Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles in adhesive manufacturing.
Developed and implemented analytical method for microbicide determination into European and US sites.
Gained through extensive investigation an understanding of redox chemistry and its impact on microbicides.
Designed and implemented training programmes in plant hygiene and preservation technology.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provision of technical advice on all aspects of microbiology and spoilage prevention to National Starch and its customers.
Collaboration with manufacturing plants to improve hygiene through on-site surveys and regular technical exchange.
Understand and communicate developments in environmental and regulatory legislation to ensure the correct application of microbicides.

1985 - 1988: Part-time Lecturer/Demonstrator, Manchester Polytechnic

Lecturing in microbiology, running and organising practical classes and assisting in tutorials.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

PhD Biological Sciences. Development of a fluidised bed bioreactor for the natural immobilisation of actinomycetes to improve productivity - Manchester Polytechnic, 1991.

M.I. Biol. (Hons.) 2.1 in Microbiology - Manchester Polytechnic, 1985

HND in Applied Biology with Microbiology and Analytical Biochemistry - Sheffield City Polytechnic, 1983.

AFFILIATIONS:		

Chartered Biologist, Member of the Institute of Biology
Society for General Microbiology
International Biodegradation Research Group
Biodeterioration Society

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT:

Attended a comprehensive range of management training and development courses.
Project Management using Microsoft Project and Lotus Notes.
Business Presentation Skills for Effective Presentations.
Priority Management and Time Management.
Total Quality Management.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS: A list of scientific publications is available upon request.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND LEISURE INTERESTS:

Honorary Treasurer of Athletic Club and active member.
Maintaining good health and fitness through membership of a local gym.
Managing the Residents' company involving accounting and administrative duties.
Active member of the Ramblers' Association.
Travelling and visiting historic sites of interest and member of the National Trust.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:  Date of Birth: 23rd December 1962  Marital Status:  Single



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Dr. M.A. Cresswell







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