Consulting scientist based in Singapore, with extensive experience in research and academe, and expertise in structural chemical analysis. Rene holds a PhD in Pharmaceutical Science (Hiroshima University) and an MSc in Chemistry (Ateneo de Manila University).
Rene has extensive experience in research in the fields of analytical, organic, and natural products chemistry. He is an expert in chemical analyses and instrumentation such as spectroscopy (NMR, MS, IR, UV-Vis) and chromatography (HPLC, GC). As a consultant, he has rendered technical guidance and support across a wide range of cases including bulk cargo liquefaction, carriage of corrosive cargoes, damage to cargo hold coatings, contamination in chemical cargoes, fuel quality disputes, contamination in food and dairy products, and carriage of bulk edible grains.