Home Our Company Our Team

Our Team

At Thistle Scientific, we have a dedicated team of development and manufacturing specialists to ensure our products meet the highest quality standards. If you need someone specific, take a look at the list below to find out who is best to contact.

Adie - Our Team

Adie Cleaver

Managing Director

As our MD, Adie manages all aspects of the day to day running of the business. Adie has worked in the manufacturing of electrophoresis equipment for over 35 years and has a wealth of experience both in the manufacturing and design of our products.


Our team - Alan

Alan Phillips

International Sales Manager – Europe, Middle East & Americas

Alan manages our Sales and Distribution partners across Europe, the Middle East and North and South America. Contact him if your interested in distributing our product in these regions, or are looking for a quote.

Sara - Our team

Sara Sandrini, PhD

International Sales Manager – UK, Asia, Africa and Oceania

Sara manages our Sales and Distribution partners across the UK, Africa, Asia and the Pacific regions. Contact her if your interested in distributing our product in these regions, or are looking for a quote.


R&D and Technical Support

Technical Support is responsible for looking after our customer’s enquiries and to train them on how to use our products. In our in-house laboratory, they also help with the development of new products and the improvement of existing ones. If you need any help with any of our products, contact our technical support team.

Luke - Our team

Luke Smy

Product Development Technician

Luke works with our manufacturing team to develop new product lines and improvements. If you have a product, or an idea, that you think Thistle Scientific would be interested in or if you need information about our products, contact Luke.


Claire - Our team

Claire Jones

Finance Manager

Claire manages our accounts and financial transactions. For all invoicing or payment related enquiries, or to set up a new purchasing account, please contact Claire.

Kylie Green

Sales Order Processor

Kylie supervises our order processing and shipping office. Contact kylie for any order related enquiries.

Deb - our team

Deb Cleaver

Customer Relations Manager

Deb works with our customers to build positive relationships. Deb is your point of contact if you have any issues.

Newsletter Sign Up

  • Hidden
  • Hidden
  • Hidden
    DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Hidden
  • Hidden
  • Hidden

Dear Customers

Cleaver Scientific Ltd is no longer trading and the Manufacturing Rights and IP have been acquired by Thistle Scientific Ltd. Cleaver Scientific Brand products are now available for purchase direct from Thistle Scientific, or via the various world wide distribution channels, with the same renowned customer service, and reliable delivery from Thistle Scientific 

For any questions please contact Thistle Scientific at: orders@thistlescientific.co.uk

Web Scientific brand logo

Web Scientific has now joined our sister site Thistle Scientific!

We’re the same great team with the same commitment to quality, but now you can browse a larger range with much greater ease and selling points to say why this is a benefit to you.