TEAM

Sarah-Meryll BUET

CEO

From a financial background, Meryll started her career in capital markets between London & Paris. She has developed a passion for Sciences & Innovation. After having helped to develop Alkion BioPharma, she wants to build a new Greentech innovation's trajectory.

Franck PRADIER

Partner

From Investment Banker to Biotech risk taker, Franck is active in Biotechnologies, Cancer therapies & IA as investor/business developer.

Dr. Elisa FIUME

CSO

Constantly intrigued by the beauty of plant structures, Elisa has walked in the realm of plant developmental genetics to study the molecular mechanisms subtending plant morphogenesis. Today, she uses her knowledge to push plants break their limits and give us plenty of their precious molecules.

Dr. Léo-Paul TISSERANT

CTO

Having always followed his passion for plants, Leo-Paul holds a PhD in Plant Biotechnology and is now up for new challenges in Alkion Bioinnovations. His specialization focusses on the production and analysis of high-value natural compounds.

Gabriel GUIHARD

Research Engineer

Graduated from AgroParisTech in plant biotechnology, Gabriel developed a broad hands-on experience in areas such as precise genome editing techniques or high-value metabolites bioproduction. From agronomical research to cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry, he saw in Alkinnov a different but unique way to pursue his passion for plant valorization innovative technologies.

Dr. Govind PINDORIA

Rep. Imperial Innovations (Partner)

Govind leads the Co.Create team within the Technology Transfer team dedicated to entrepreneurship at Imperial Innovations Ltd. In his early career Govind was a scientist at the Cavendish labs in Cambridge University and in Japan. Govind has a BSc in Chemical Physics from University of Sussex, PhD in Semiconductor Physics from University of Warwick and an MBA from Imperial College business school.

Dr. Peter NIXON

Partner

Peter is Professor of Biochemistry at Imperial College London & in collaboration with Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). His team is studying various aspects of solar energy conversion by chloroplasts and cyanobacteria.