Dr Jonathan Forman

Jonathan Forman currently holds the post of Science Policy Adviser at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), where he also serves as Secretary to the OPCW Scientific Advisory Board.

After receiving a Ph.D. in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology in 1996, Dr Forman worked in a series of biotechnology companies developing molecular diagnostic and bioanalytical assay technologies for genomic, immunoassay, and cell capture applications; eventually becoming an independent consultant for process and product development of chip-based assay platforms.  He has been at the OPCW (and away from Silicon Valley) since March of 2013.