Meet our team

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Management Team

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CEO & Co-FOUNDER

Pete Rowe, PhD

Molecular biologist turned entrepreneur, Pete is an expert in innovation management, biotechnology and a certified AgTech consultant.

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COO & Co-founder

Rob Mansfield, PhD

Trained as a metabolic engineer, Rob earned his stripes developing new ways to engineer industrial microbes to optimise product formation.

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Lisa Thomas, PhD | ACA

Lisa is chartered accountant with a technical background in life sciences. With 15+ years experience of R&D and technology transfer…

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Technical Team

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Head of fermentation Co-FOUNDER

Bart Pander, PhD

Microbiologist with deep knowledge of gas fermentation. Bart has an encyclopedic knowledge of gas utilising microbes and unrivalled…

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head of process development

Preben Krabben, PhD

Preben has over two decades’ experience in innovation and scale-up of microbial biotechnology processes. He has a strong inter-disciplinary…

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Head of Strain Development

Craig Woods, PhD

As Head of Strain Development, Craig uses his extensive expertise in optimisation of gas fermentation processes to improve…

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Microbial Biotechnologist

Zahara Mortimer, BSc

Zahara joined Deep Branch in June 2019. She holds a BSc in Biotechnology from the University of Nottingham. Working under the supervision of Bart, Zahara helps optimise the nutritional profiles of Deep Branch Biotechnology products. Zahara likes lacrosse and Wotsits

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Commercial Team

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Head of Business Development

Ahmed El-Kadars, MBA

Holds a BSc in Finance and an MBA, with 10+ years of experience in driving business development and revenue in industries including B2B software sales, sports, management consulting, and food.

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Business Development Associate

Joshua Maliepaard, BSc

Joshua joined the Deep Branch team in November 2019 in collaboration with the Leiden University, as part of his MSc in Biopharmaceutical Sciences…

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Board Members & Advisors

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Non-Executive Director

John Carolin, MBA

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Non-Executive Director

Lars Topholm

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Strategic advisor

Oliver McFall, MBA

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Scientific Advisor

Prof. Nigel Minton

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Scientific Advisor

Prof. Han De Winde

We have an amazing product. Give it a try today!

Deep Branch Biotechnology is developing scalable technology aimed at transforming the polluters of today into the producers of tomorrow. We generate clean, nutritious and sustainable single cell protein directly from carbon dioxide in industrial waste gas, thereby reducing the carbon footprint of emitters and providing sustainable alternatives to soy and fishmeal for the feed industry.