Dr Lesley Stanley is a toxicologist with over 30 years experience in assessing the effects of chemicals on human health. Since May 2005 she has been a freelance consultant in Investigative Toxicology, assisting clients with R&D advice, literature reviews and report/manuscript preparation. From 2002-2005 she worked as a Head of Operations in the biotechnology industry and her previous experience included six years as a Senior (latterly Principal) Lecturer in Biomedical Science at De Montfort University, Leicester as well as spells at the MRC Toxicology Unit and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, North Carolina, USA.
She has been a member of the Committee on Toxicity (COT), the Scottish Food Advisory Committee and is a member of the Hazardous Substances Advisory Committee. She is currently the Chair of the UK Register of Toxicologists.