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Phillip James



I am pleased to introduce you to Phillip James, the founder of Ellutia and a highly accomplished figure in the field of gas chromatography for over 40 years.

Phill's journey began in 1976 when he graduated from Loughborough University and started his career as a design engineer at Pye Unicam in Cambridge, later known as Philips Analytical. With his dedication and talents, Phill quickly gained recognition from his peers, advancing to become the head of the chromatography division.

After 18 successful years at Philips Analytical, Phill sought a new challenge and embarked on a bold venture: Ellutia Ltd. Driven by a desire to innovate and make a difference in the world of chromatography, he fearlessly pursued his vision.

In 1994, Phill started a groundbreaking journey with Ellutia, starting from his own home. Driven by an unwavering spirit of innovation and a relentless pursuit to redefine the possibilities of chromatography, this audacious leap established Ellutia as a respected name in the industry and ushered in transformative advancements. With a commitment to excellence and a reputation for pioneering breakthroughs, Ellutia became synonymous with quality and innovation.

Phill's story is one of determination, perseverance, and passion. His journey from a fresh graduate to the founder of a successful company is an inspiration to us all. Under Phill's leadership, Ellutia has thrived and established itself as a prominent name in the competitive field of gas chromatography.

Throughout the years, Phill has generously shared his knowledge and expertise, nurturing a culture of innovation and excellence that propels Ellutia forward. His contributions to our company and the industry are a testament to his commitment and dedication.

Phill's story serves as a reminder that with hard work, determination, and belief in one's abilities, there are no limits to what can be achieved. As we reflect on Ellutia's humble beginnings and celebrate our current standing in the industry, we salute Phill for his visionary outlook and drive. Here's to Phillip James, our esteemed founder and a pillar of strength in gas chromatography.