Tan Walele is a European Registered Toxicologist with significant experience in risk assessment and risk management, in-vitro toxicity models and clinical research. At Fontem Ventures he is responsible for a team of scientists supporting non-tobacco, next generation products and heads up their stewardship function which includes liaising with external advisors, engagement and regulatory authorities and providing advice on and management of product testing strategies. In addition Tan is responsible for the compilation and provision of robust & substantive scientific information in support of products as required by regulations worldwide, to ensure their approval by government authorities. This includes the provision of dossiers through regulatory frameworks such as EUTPD, Medicinal Licensing and US FDA.

Tan's qualifications include: European Registered Toxicologist, ERT; Toxicology, MSc; Medical Biochemistry, BSc