LINearity Solutions Ltd.

LINearity Solutions

(Responsive, Pro-active, Efficient)

LINearity Solutions is an independent pharmaceutical consultancy specialising in analytical method development, stability, validation and transfer of both APIs and Drug Products.


Linda Forsyth is a pharmaceutical analytical projects manager with 27 years+ experience including 8 yrs in R&D followed by 18 years at CROs, where she carried out project management for a wide variety of pharmaceutical clients, typically, but not exclusively, in pre-clinical and early phase drug development.

"Lin" is also a proven man-manager, used to directing staff in, and reviewing technical data for, analytical method development, validations, method transfers, stability studies, QC release and cleaning validations.

Analytical Method Development experience on APIs (incl. NCEs) and drug products such as; tablets, capsules, injectables, creams, oral solutions and encapsulated mini-tablets and has worked with both natural and synthetic actives, as well as with slow- and extended release products, cytotoxic products and controlled drugs.

Lin's main area of analytical expertise is in HPLC and dissolution.

Lin has a very keen eye for detail and has experience in FDA, MHRA and client audits.


Linda obtained her BSc in "Chemistry with German" at Kingston University and is a fluent German speaker.

Work history:-
Scotia Pharmaceuticals, 1992-1999 (Analytical Development Chemist)Prova (R&D) Ltd., 1999-2009 (Analytical Projects Manager)RSSL Ltd., 2009-2017 (Senior Associate Principal Scientist / Lab Manager / Technical Specialist)LINearity Solutions, Nov. 2017-present (Owner)
Since graduating, "Lin" has been awarded CChem, CSci and FRSC status from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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LINearity Solutions can support your company with tasks such as:-

Project management of 3rd partiesDevelop analytical methods (or optimise existing) and subsequent validation (to ICH)Writing and reviewing protocols (e.g. validation, transfer, stability)Writing and reviewing reports (e.g. development, validation, transfer and stability)Drug characterisationAdvice on, and preparation of, specifications and SOPsStability & QC release testingGMPAuditing___________________
Short- and long-term contracts consideredPart-time, remote workingAd-hoc support


Attended Making Pharmaceuticals (24th April 2018, RICOH Arena, Coventry) Hosting the Scotia Pharmaceuticals Reunion BBQ (20th May, 2018)


Tel: +44(0)1228 497677
Mob: +44(0)7876 626881
Twitter: @LINearitySolns

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