Dr. Ian Fotheringham – President
Ian Fotheringham received a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology with Professor David Sherratt at the University of Glasgow in 1986. Joining the NutraSweet division of Monsanto Corporation in Chicago IL, he then spent 6 years developing microbial strains for the manufacture of L-phenylalanine and the peptide sweetener Aspartame. From 1992, with NSC Technologies, Great Lakes Fine Chemicals, Richmond Chemical Corp and Ingenza, he has continued to develop large scale industrial bioprocesses. He has published 33 papers and holds 9 current patents.
Mr. Sunil Srivastava – CEO
Sunil Srivastava co-founded Ingenza following a 12 year history with Monsanto Corporation, Chicago IL, where he was instrumental in the establishment and growth of the NSC Technologies division, which was acquired by Great Lakes Chemical Company for $125 million in 1999. Mr. Srivastava is also Founder, President and CEO of global fine chemicals provider, Richmond Chemical Corporation, headquartered in Oak Brook, IL.
Mr. Jaymin Amin – Financial Director
Jaymin Amin has 15 years of sales, marketing and financial experience in life science start-ups. Working in the life sciences publishing division of the Daily Mail group, Jaymin delivered record revenues and profits before leaving to co-found a life sciences media company of his own and subsequently join the board of Ingenza.
Ingenza’s scientific team spans the disciplines of molecular biology, biochemistry, enzymology, fermentation science and synthetic organic chemistry.