Chief Operating Officer
He is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of VelaLabs and has also responsibilities in Business Development. He started his career at Biomin GmbH as a R&D employee for fermentation optimization and QC in microbiology. During his study at the University of Applied Sciences for medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology (IMC Krems) he went to the UMCG Groningen and searched for new therapies for non-small cell lung cancer within his master thesis. At VelaLabs he started as Senior Technician and further as Head Laboratory for many years. He has more than 10 years of work experience in biotechnology industry including protein characterization under GMP regulations (biosimilars, biopharmaceuticals, biologics) with a focus on assay development and optimization. His main experience is dedicated to cell culture based methods, flow cytometry and SPR (Biacore) related methods.