Management Team

Our management team combine many years R&D leadership experience with strong technical skills in cell biology.

Steve Game PhD – Founding Director 

Steve Game PhD – Founding Director, Sal ScientificI am a technically accomplished cell biologist with a long track record as scientific leader, R&D manager and product development expert. Prior to co-founding SAL Scientific in 2013, I held a number of senior R&D management roles in both SME and blue-chip life science companies over a period of 22 years. I have a PhD in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of Bath and started my working life in academia as a post-doctoral researcher in the cancer research field. I once held (and may still hold) the North Yorkshire intermediate boys long-jump record!

Alasdair Robertson PhD – Founding Director 

Alasdair Robertson PhD – Founding Director, Sal ScientificI am a skilled cell biologist and product development expert with extensive experience as a scientific leader and project manager – having previously been Head of R&D Biology at Molecular Devices (New Milton) Ltd. I have a PhD in Cell Biology from the University of Manchester and conducted post-doctoral research on membrane trafficking, stress responses and cell cycle regulation at Washington University in St Louis and the CRUK Manchester Institute.

I am a member of the external advisory boards for Biological Sciences and the Institute for Life Sciences at the University of Southampton and was a core member of BBSRC Research Committee D from 2011 – 2015. Originally from North Uist in the Outer Hebrides, I am a native Gaelic speaker – a skill that led to a few (terrible) appearances on the BBC Gaelic learners programme “Speaking our Language” in the 1990s!