Gareth received a MChem (Hons) degree from the University of Oxford in 2002. He remained in Oxford working with Prof Dermot O’Hare for a DPhil (PhD) in materials chemistry, which was completed in 2005. Gareth then spent three years working in science programme management for the UK government, before returning to Oxford to take up a post-doctoral position in 2009. In September 2010 he joined London Metropolitan University as a Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Science, and in November 2012 was appointed to the UCL School of Pharmacy as a Lecturer in Pharmaceutics. In October 2013 he took over running the department’s pharmaceutics-based MSc programmes, and in October 2016 was promoted to Senior Lecturer.
Gareth is a regular reviewer for a number of journals including Chem. Mater., Nanoscale, Small, Mol. Pharm., ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., J. Solid State Chem., J. Mater. Chem., Angew. Chem., Int. J. Pharm., J. Pharm. Sci., Cryst. Growth Des., and J. Phys. Chem. He is a member of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences New Scientists Focus Group, and has previously served as the Younger Members’ representative for the Royal Society of Chemistry Chiltern and Middlesex Section Trust Committee.