Management Team

Our management team combine many years R&D leadership experience with strong technical skills in cell biology. They have a track record of delivering multiple high-value product launches on time, within scope and to budget, including: cutting-edge instrumentation, software, assays, reagents, advanced tissue culture media, cell-based products and scientific services.

Steve Game PhD - Founding Director

Steve is a technically accomplished cell biologist with a long track record as scientific leader, R&D manager and product development expert. Prior to founding SAL Scientific, Steve was Head of R&D at Genetix/Molecular Devices (New Milton) Ltd where he had overall responsibility for innovation, product support and new product development within both their clinical and biotherapeutics businesses. Steve has extensive knowledge of the development of complex systems based platforms, involving integration of hardware, software, reagent and applications development. Previously, Steve held senior positions within R&D at Amersham Biosciences and GE Healthcare where he was responsible for driving R&D strategy in addition to managing the development of a wide range of cell biology-based technologies and services. Steve has a PhD in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of Bath and started his working life in academic research where he undertook post-doctoral research in cancer research at Bristol University Medical School.

Alasdair Robertson PhD - Founding Director

Alasdair is a skilled cell biologist and product development expert with extensive experience as a scientific leader, project manager and line manager. Prior to founding SAL Scientific, Alasdair was Head of R&D Biology at Genetix/Molecular Devices (New Milton) Ltd where he was responsible for providing scientific leadership to the business, driving innovation to expand the product development funnel, project management of all reagent development projects, acting as the technical lead for product validation and the domain lead (the voice of the customer) on all instrument development project core teams. Alasdair has 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 Paterson Institute for Cancer Research in Manchester. He has authored numerous scientific papers, posters and patent applications and is a core member of BBSRC Research Committee D (Cells, Molecules and Industrial Biotechnology).