Mr Martin Scholze - I am a mathematician with a strong background in statistics and biology. My academic research has covered a wide range of areas, encompassing epidemiology, ecotoxicology, toxicology and pharmacology. Having gained an international reputation for my research in biomathematics and statistics in various interdisciplinary international Research projects, I can draw on a wide range of expertise and experience. Since 2007 I am working mainly as an independent consultant, providing consultancy and training in biostatistics, biomathematics and data management to a broad client base in the UK and Europe. My clients include industry, government, international organisations and the academic world. My aim is to make biostatistics accessible and effective as a tool to solve practical problems, based on sound statistical knowledge and modern developments in biostatistics and biomathematics. Qualifications Diploma in mathematics (major subject: statistics) Prediploma in biology Post-graduate qualification in epidemiology (German society for medical informatics, biometrics and epidemiology) Career 2011 - present: Research fellow. Institute for the Environment, Brunel University2007 – present: Independent biostatistical Consultant (Scholze Consultancy, London, UK) 2003 – 2007: Research scientist in two European Union-funded research projects, Centre for Toxicology, The School of Pharmacology, University of London. 1997 – 2003: Research scientist and Co-coordination in two European Union-funded research projects, University of Bremen, Department of Biology and Chemistry. 1996 – 1997: Research scientist, University of Bremen, Department of Statistics, Germany. 1994 – 1996: Research scientist in Epidemiological studies, Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine, Germany. 1992 – 1994: Research scientist in Epidemiological studies, University of Bremen, Department of Statistics, Germany.