Warwick Raymont

Warwick Raymont 1954

Dr Raymont is a South Australian born Research Scientist.

After leaving Concordia he attended the University of South Australia majoring in both Science and Education He earned his first Doctorate, a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, in 1970. This qualified him for Membership of the American Chemical Society in which he is now an Emeritus Member in his fiftieth year of service. In more recent years he has completed further postgraduate studies including the Master of Science & Technology Commercialisation (University of Adelaide).

His early work, in the 1960s and 1970s concentrated upon the distribution of trace chemicals such as DDT and Cadmium and their effect upon the environment and human health. 

His more recent work has been dedicated to researching means of removing toxins from the human body and restoring its nutritional balance. This research led, in 1995, to the successful development of a natural product to achieve this end and the grant, in 1996, of a Patent for its formulation.

In 1989, City University Los Angeles awarded him an honourary Doctor of Science degree and in 1992, he was elected to Membership of the New York Academy of Sciences. Warwick has since received a number of awards and represented Australia at scientific congresses around the world.

For most of his life he has been heavily involved in charitable and volunteer work. In December, 2015, in recognition of his numerous years of this service he was presented with an award by Hon Hieu Van Le, Governor of South Australia and in 2018 the Premier’s Award by the Premier of South Australia.