Angela Cashmore is part of the team that came to Smithers through the acquisition of Covance Laboratories in 2012. Across her 20 years of laboratory work, she focused first on analytical chemistry in her work at Sciantec Analytical Services, then on research chemistry (Covance and Smithers), and, since 2016, has a role as chemistry Study Director. In this role, she conducts method validation studies and non-radiolabeled environmental fate studies that examine adsorption-desorption and degradation of various chemicals in soil. Her academic training includes a BSc in Chemistry with Analytical Science and an MSc in Analytical Chemistry, both from the University of Huddersfield, UK. When she has free time, she relishes in walking around the countryside and training in the martial arts (karate).