Chemical Sciences Apprentice of the Year 2016 Winner

Adam Gymer
Adam Gymer


Adam has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to the development of a process to be used in the preparation of a new medicine for sickle cell anaemia. He has also been involved in designing and leading STEM activities to inspire students to pursue chemistry and vocational education routes. Adam has achieved highly in part time studies for a chemistry HNC.


Adam Gymer was born and raised in Eastry, a village in Kent, and educated locally, at Sir Roger Manwood's Grammar School. After completing his A-levels, he was selected to work at Pfizer Sandwich under the new Trailblazer apprenticeship scheme. He joined Chemical Research and Development and began his two year advanced laboratory apprenticeship. To complement his work in the laboratory, he also studied part time for his Chemistry HNC at Greenwich University, to achieve a pass with distinction. Adam has also been heavily involved in STEM activities, designing and leading events to inspire young students to pursue science.

About the company

Pfizer apply science and their global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. They strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacturing of medicines.