REACHReady Team

Our technical team members are REACHReady's key resource for delivering our training, consultancy and Helpdesk services.

Nishma Patel

Nishma has been working in the area of chemicals management for eight years providing advice on regulatory issues around REACH, CLP, Safety Data Sheets and transport. Nishma is also actively involved in a number of policy developments surrounding GHS, CLP and transport both at European and national level. As part of the REACHReady team Nishma spends much of her time on the helpdesk and writing technical articles for the REACHReady Review newsletter.

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Roger Pullin

Roger joined the REACHReady Team in 2019 bringing over 12 years of experience in chemicals management and workplace health regulatory policy areas. Roger has a PhD in chemistry and is actively involved with policy developments in these areas here in the UK as well as the EU. He works on the Helpdesk and provides input to the REACHReady Review newsletter. Other experience includes product development within the chemical industry and working for the Chemical Hazards & Poisons Division of the former Health Protection Agency (now Public Health England). 

Mark Selby

Much of Mark’s work involves dealing with the complex issues raised by REACHReady customers, with a particular emphasis on the practical aspects of the regulation, carrying out risk assessments and the interpretation of data.

A major part of his work includes acting as a trainer for academic institutions, government agencies and industry (including health care and fine-chemical suppliers) covering areas such as applied toxicology, physico-chemistry and ecotoxicology in relation to regulatory requirements. This includes regular training work with the Chemical Hazards Communication Society for the classification and labelling of chemicals and preparation of Safety Data Sheets. Recent training programmes include involvement in the European Commission Twinning Project with Poland.

Silvia Segna

In her helpdesk role, Silvia advises companies on legislative compliance in relation to REACH, CLP and the BPR. She is also involved in policy developments surrounding REACH and BPR. Silvia holds a Master’s Degree in Materials Engineering. Previous experience includes the position of Technical and Regulatory Affairs Manager in the engineering plastics business unit of a chemical company, where she was responsible for managing the technical customer service and ensuring products’ compliance with technical standards as well as chemicals management policy in different market sectors such as automotive, electric/electronic, food contact.

Gill Pagliuca

Gill has over 20 years of experience of working in the area of chemical hazards and regulatory information. She advises clients on UK and EU regulations covering the supply and transport of chemicals, including REACH, CLP, DSD/DPD, ADR, etc. This includes providing public and in-house training, preparation of required documents, including safety data sheets, product labels and IUCLID dossiers. She has also been involved in the development of several guidance documents for REACH and CLP implementation, and contributes regularly to a number of publications in this area.

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Abisola Elgba

Abisola holds a Master’s degree in Toxicology and Risk assessment. Her experience includes; assisting with hazard classifications and risk assessments for REACH and Biocides, assisting with regulatory requirements including REACH for cosmetics and personal care products and assisting consortia in the preparation of technical documents for public consultations for REACH titles such as Restriction. She provides technical support on the REACHReady helpdesk, and assists in writing for the REACHReady Technical Alert, and the REACHReady Review.


Our Membership and Events team is focused on facilitating REACHReady’s seamless services, and acts as the first point of contact for prospective, Silver and Gold Subscribers.


Dawn McCaughey

Dawn joined the REACHReady team in July 2015, and is main point of contact for REACHReady events planning and coordination, including bespoke training. She has ample experience in these areas and is the Executive Assistant to the CEO’s office of REACHReady’s parent organisation.

Rachel Nabudde

Rachel Nabudde joined REACHReady in September 2015 as its Membership Advisor. Rachel is the first point of contact for REACHReady’s services activities including technical enquiries; subscription operations, recruitment and retention; Approved Service Provider relationship manager; development and bespoke training.