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Richard Castledine

Head of Drug Substance and Translational Pharmaceutics Operations


Richard Castledine is Head of Drug Substance Operations at Quotient Sciences. He has 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and contract development industries. After completing a PhD in synthetic organic chemistry at the University of Nottingham he worked briefly as a medicinal chemist, before moving into process chemistry. He has led process development of over 25 programs at different stages of development ranging from pre-clinical and Phase I to process validation. In his current role, Richard is responsible for the Analytical Development, Process Research and Development, Solid State Chemistry, and Drug Substance Production teams.

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