Andrew Hinton joins the Digital Science team as a cheminformatics developer for SureChem. He’s responsible for ensuring quality and consistency of the data content. He previously worked as a computational chemist for Merck Pharmaceuticals. He gained his Ph.D. in Chemical Information from The University of Edinburgh in 2005 and holds a M.Sc. in molecular biology. In his spare time he enjoys country pursuits (namely gardening), canal boating and real ale.