Dr Sean Simpson

Dr Sean Simpson

Co-Founder, LanzaTech

Sean Simpson, Ph.D. is co-founder of LanzaTech and has served as Chief Scientific Officer since 2010. Previously, Dr. Simpson served as Chief Executive Officer of LanzaTech from the company’s inception in 2005 until 2010. Prior to his tenure at LanzaTech, Dr. Simpson held leadership and scientific roles in bioproducts development and research at Genesis R&D Corporation (New Zealand), and the Japan International Research Centre for Agricultural Sciences (Japan).

Dr. Simpson holds a Ph.D. from the University of York (UK) in Biological Sciences, an M.Sc. from Nottingham University (UK) in Molecular Genetics and a B.S. in Process Biotechnology from Teesside University (UK).

Peter Dearden

Peter Dearden

Professor, the University of Otago, Co-director, Genomics Aotearoa

Manya Sabherwal

Manya Sabherwal

National Account Manager, Cytiva

Jai Denton

Jai Denton

Director - Crop Biotechnology Policy, CropLife Australia

Mark Piper

Mark Piper

CEO, The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research

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