Meet the Team

Mark Barnes Liverpool ChiroChem

Mark Barnes

Sales Support Coordinator & IT SystemsAdministrator

Before joining LCC, Mark worked as an office and database administrator in the NHS for 12 years (Everton season ticket holder for 15). Mark likes computer games both old and new and enjoys being part of a team.

Leila Mazlaghani Liverpool ChiroChem

Leila Mazlaghani

Finance Assistant

An experienced finance and accounting professional, who likes to relax doing yoga and watching football. At the moment, Leila’s free time consists of soft play, swimming and ice cream with an energetic 4-year-old.


Hannah Meredith-Richamond Liverpool ChiroChem

Hannah Meredith-Richmond

Business Admin Apprentice

Hannah is completing her business apprenticeship with LCC. She is currently studying her BTEC Level 3 Diploma in business administration. Hannah enjoys art and photography and also attends army cadets in her free time.

Jean Palmes Liverpool ChiroChem

Jean Palmes

Senior R & D Chemist

Jean joined LCC in May 2016 after postdoctoral research at the University of Basel (Switzerland) in the field of asymmetric hydrogenation. She obtained her PhD in Chemistry at the University of Florida (USA). Jean enjoys traveling and experiencing new cultures.


Ilaria Proietti Silvestri Liverpool ChiroChem

Ilaria Proietti Silvestri

Senior R & D Chemist

Ilaria joined LCC as senior R&D chemist after working for the University of Copenhagen and RedX Pharma. In her free time she enjoys trekking, travelling and playing tennis.

Matthew Pye Liverpool ChiroChem

Matthew Pye

R & D Chemist

Before joining LCC, Matt completed his PhD at the University of Liverpool. He is a Liverpool fan, and in his spare time enjoys running, cooking and playing Football.


Shaun Smullen Liverpool ChiroChem

Shaun Smullen

R & D Chemist

Shaun moved to Liverpool to join the LCC team after completing his PhD at University College Dublin. In his spare time, Shaun enjoys reading, cooking, and playing rugby.