The Board

Our people are our greatest asset. It is through the dedication and expertise of our people that ProSynth continues to serve its clients with precision and excellence.

John Heesom

Chairman and Managing Director

Dr Dave Compton

Technical Sales Director

Dave began his chemistry career in 1982, at the age of sixteen, and spent the next thirteen years studying part time, culminating in an Applied Chemistry Degree followed by a PhD in Organic Polymer Chemistry. This was achieved whilst fulfilling various, and ultimately senior, technical and business development roles within a UK based industrial scale fine chemicals manufacturer.

Dave joined ProSynth in 2010 as Technical Director and more recently (2019) transitioned to Technical Sales Director where his proven technical ability and significant sales experience have allowed the rapid generation and delivery of many new projects for new and existing customers, frequently outside ProSynths’ traditional customer base

Together with the Commercial Manager, he retains ultimate responsibility for generating, managing and successfully delivering new and existing projects for all ProSynths’ customers.

Dr James Morey

Technical Director

James graduated from UMIST (now the University of Manchester) with an MChem  in 2001 and then from the University of Cambridge in 2008 with a PhD in organometallic chemistry.

He has gained considerable experience in both the pharmaceutical and organic electronics industries, specialising in discovery & lead optimisation and blue polymer-organic light emitting diode (P-OLED) research programmes respectively.

James joined ProSynth in 2016 as our Custom Synthesis Manager where he was primarily involved in the coordination and development of the custom synthesis business stream. During this time, James has been a huge asset to both the Technical and Management teams, culminating in his appointment  as Technical Director in 2019 where he oversees the management and delivery of our clients synthetic and analytical chemistry requirements.

Rebecca Payne

Commercial Manager & Company Secretary

Rebecca began her career at ProSynth in 2004 as an administrator primarily responsible for order processing. Being responsible for the timely despatch of orders, Rebecca qualified as an ADR and an IATA shipper to safely ship non-hazardous and hazardous materials domestically and worldwide.

Demonstrating a willingness to develop the role Rebecca was promoted to Office Manager in 2006 to ensure the smooth running of all office activities. ProSynth agreed to sponsor Rebecca to study for a BA Hons degree in Business Management at the University of Suffolk of which she graduated in 2009.

As a long serving employee, Rebecca was entrusted with the role of Company Secretary to ensure ProSynth comply with all legal and statutory requirements.
In 2015 Rebecca was assigned the role of Commercial Manager where she continues to promote ProSynths services, maintain existing client relations and develops opportunities with new potential clients.