Mike Goosey appointed to the Board

Dr Mike Goosey

BioSyntha is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Mike Goosey as non-executive director with immediate effect.

Mike is a bioenergy and industrial biotechnology consultant and is an honorary Professor in Sustainable Bioenergy at the University of Nottingham. He is a member of Council for the BBSRC.  Mike was previously with the Royal Dutch Shell Company for 21 years. He served as Global Manager for Shell’s R&D Biofuels Programme in Shell’s Alternative Energies business.  In this role he led multi-disciplinary R&D teams in the Americas, Europe and SE Asia, both within Shell, Universities, Institutes and in partnerships with biotechnology start-ups such as  Iogen, Codexis, Cellana and Virent.

In his previous assignments he was the Global Manager for Pervasive R&D Technologies, supporting Shell’s Refinery operations, LNG and Chemicals businesses. His team also provided trackside support for the Ferrari F1 team. Previous to this, he was responsible for the biochemical and molecular biology team at Sittingbourne Research Centre, UK involved in the molecular design of Agrochemicals.

Mike has a PhD in Biochemistry and was a Parkinson’s  Disease Research Fellow at the Medical School, Birmingham University, UK, before joining Dow Chemical Company where he worked for 6 years in the Agrochemical Business. Mike was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2007.