Arif Butt

CEO, Publisher and Co Founder of SelectScience

Arif Butt

Arif Butt is the CEO, Publisher and Co Founder of SelectScience. The company was founded 15 years ago as an online publication for laboratory scientists.

SelectScience provides scientists with access to independent reviews of laboratory equipment, product demonstration videos, application notes and industry PR.

Queen's Awards for Enterprise 2013

Queens award logo

SelectScience have been awarded The Queen's Awards for Enterprise International Trade 2013. The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious accolades for businesses and individuals in the United Kingdom. The winners are announced each year on 21st April, Her Majesty The Queen’s birthday.

In a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace, Arif and Louise Butt met the Queen and talked about her new great-grandson.

The Queen and Arif

"The Queen had said she was "thrilled" at the arrival of her third great-grandchild during a reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday evening.

Louise Butt, a guest at the event for the Queen's Award for Enterprise, said the monarch had also described the baby as a "big boy" and had said that "the first born is very special"."
BBC News

"She (the Queen) said she is thrilled and she said he is a big boy. She said the first born is very special. We agreed."
ITV News


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Meeting the Queen

The Queen, Arif and Louise at Buckingham Palace

The Queen, Arif and Louise at Buckingham Palace

Arif Butt at Buckingham Palace