EAS (easconsultinggroup.com) independent consultant Timothy Stewart has a master’s degree in philosophy and chemistry from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a minor in biochemistry. He has been a consultant with EAS for four years, working with clients on GMP (good manufacturing practice) issues, quality control (QC) and compliance. Most common applications are raw material or finished product specifications, scientifically valid test methods, serious adverse event reporting (sAER), product whitepapers, retail labeling, Proposition 65, GMP and employee training. He is a former QC manager for Paragon Laboratories in Torrance, California, where his responsibilities included assuring GMP compliance. An accomplished athlete, he is a former professional cross-country mountain bike racer who qualified for the 1996 Olympics.