Our People

Meet our Experts

Our experienced team offers over 25-years of industrial and academic expertise from cGMP biopharmaceutical manufacturing and advanced genomics.

Professor Ed Louis

  • Phenotypeca's Chief Scientist.
  • Director of Centre of Genetic Architecture of Complex Traits at University of Leicester.
  • Outstanding research experience in yeast genome analysis, especially with Saccharomyces species.
  • PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Formerly at University of Oxford, University of Nottingham and Brandeis University.
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology.

Dr Chris Finnis

  • Phenotypeca's founder and Research Director.
  • Over 25 years experience developing production yeast for cGMP biopharmaceutical processes.
  • ICI Pharmaceuticals, Delta Biotechnology, Sanofi and Novozymes.
  • R&D, patent and innovation management.
  • Royal Society Entrepreneur-in-Residence at University of Leicester.
  • PhD from University of Nottingham and Biochemical Engineering MSc from UCL.

Keith Williams

  • Phenotypeca's Managing Director.
  • Serial entrepreneur in the life-sciences.
  • Experienced business manager with UK, European and US experience in the IT and Healthcare Sector.
  • Expert in regulatory compliant manufacturing and validation software.
  • MSc in Biochemical Engineering from University of Birmingham.

Dr Leslie Evans

  • Phenotypeca’s Business Development Manager/Technology Scout.
  • Over 30 years’ biopharma experience, including industrial protein manufacturing and drug development.
  • Project/alliance manager with a successful track record of developing and commercialising innovative biologics.
  • Delta Biotechnology, AstraZeneca, Novozymes and Albumedix.
  • PhD from the University of Bristol.

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If you have any questions, or would like to find out more about our unique processes, please get in touch.

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