Brian Jones has extensive experience in the field of hard capsules, both in their manufacture and usage. He has visited pharmaceutical companies in the US, Europe, Africa and Asia to give lectures and to assist in problem solving for this particular dosage form. He has been involved with hard capsules and their use and performance in dry powder inhalers since their introduction to the market in the 1960s. Mr Jones has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Pharmacy from the University of Wales and is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. He is an honorary senior lecturer in the Welsh School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cardiff University, UK.