About Dr John Wilkinson's consultancy

About Dr. John Wilkinson, the owner of the company is an ex-academic pharmacognosist and natural product chemist has over 25 years of regulatory expertise. He undertook his PhD in Organic Chemistry at Imperial College, London and was then awarded an SERC NATO post-doctoral fellowship and undertook research with the Nobel prizewinner George Olah in LA, California, USA before his academic career took off. A passion for entrepreneurial business approaches and science led to a successful series of businesses, patents, equity finance offers and his eventual role leading and running a successful "boutique" consultancy practice in regulatory affairs and new product development.

Dr. Wilkinson's consultancy offers deep knowledge of natural products and botanicals with strategic and dossier global regulatory expertise and new product development and  R & D based on finding and utilizing synergy effects present in botanical extracts.

Kesia Trench is an adviser for the company and undertook her degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and then a 3-year Masters of Science degree at Colorado State University, USA. She then worked as an environmental and marine science policy adviser in various areas including regulatory compliance within DEFRA, Westminster, London before joining Dr. Wilkinson's Consultancy as a senior scientist. She is fluent in five languages and speaks Portuguese, Spanish, German, Italian and English and has significantly widened our regulatory expertise and opportunities into Brazil and the rest of Latin America.

About Dr. John Wilkinson Consultancy

Our Approach

We help companies obtain regulatory approval in the USA, EU and other territories, supported by scientific studies & traditional knowledge.

We continue to be innovative and develop new ways of obtaining regulatory approval (e.g. our pioneering work on getting exotic novel foods approved in the EU. (E.g., see our work on Baobab fruit from South Africa).

Working on strategic and solving problematic regulatory issues; Novel foods and GRAS approvals, traditional foods, algae, exotic fruits & juices. Herbal medicine registrations.

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Our work is undertaken on a non-exclusive basis unless agreed otherwise in advance and in writing, with our clients.