Dr Mike McKenzie

Dr. Mike McKenzie

Operations Director

Mike joined Charnwood Discovery at its inception in 1998 as a Research Chemist, becoming Head of Chemistry in August 1999 and Director of Operations in June 2011.


Mike holds a PhD in synthetic organic chemistry from the University of Liverpool, and prior to joining Charnwood Molecular, he carried out postdoctoral research at Liverpool in the field of enzymatic/whole cell asymmetric transformations, and also in the area of bone disease therapeutics.


Mike’s understanding of our customer base, his attention to detail and his commitment to providing the highest quality in customer service has been pivotal in the development of Charnwood Molecular as a leading contract research organisation since its inception in 1998. Mike oversees the Chemical Development activities at Charnwood, enabling the smooth transition of client projects from discovery into process research.