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Mark Bowes-Cavanagh

Mark founded ADSL as a consultancy company in 2008, after spotting a gap in the UK cosmetics market for somewhere that could offer the breadth of services covered by ADSL under one…


John Dean Jnr

John followed his dad to the company in August 2013. He came over from Mayfield manufacturing labs, attracted by the coast and different role available to him. John manages a lot of…


Bill Witt

Bill’s been at ADSL since the company was founded in 2008. Prior to this he worked in optoelectronics, which is where Mark found him and asked him to move over to cosmetics….


Claire Bowes-Cavanagh

Claire is in charge of supporting senior management and the directors in the accounting and operations of the business. She has a proven track record of managing complex operations from her work…


Justyna Sobczyk

Justyna joined ADSL in 2019 from Swallowfield PLC, a cosmetics, make-up and aerosol company. She brought with her 6 years of research, formulation and development experience within the cosmetic industry. She also…


Charlotte Priestman

Charlotte joined ADSL in August 2014 from a pharmaceutical contract laboratory, moving down to Devon from Greater London for a change of pace by the seaside. Her day-to-day tasks include challenge testing,…


Craig Stoneman

Craig joined ADSL in 2018. After studying Extended Science at Plymouth University, Craig sought to pursue a career in science and brings a proven track record of microbiological experience to the team….


Hannah Follan

Hannah joined ADSL in 2019 after 10 years in retail management. Her previous experience was in a performance-driven environment but she really enjoys being part of a team and leading by example….


Steven Henderson

With 16 years’ experience as a Practice Accountant, Steven joined ADSL as the Internal Accountant in 2019. Steven has known Mark and Claire for many years and is a dynamic addition to…


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