Chairman Of The Board
Ian has extensive track record of senior executive & non-executive experience in the animal genetics and specialty feed additive industries. He supports several blue-chip investment houses targeting Agribusiness and Agtech sectors.
ALEXANDER (SASHA) BABITSKY
20+ years experience in management consulting & investment banking.
Sasha holds B.Sc. In Industrial Engineering from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, as well as an MBA from Said Business School, University of Oxford.
20+ years of expertise in Israeli high-tech industry with extensive experience in ongoing financial matters, fund raising, M&A.
Gidi holds BA in Accounting & Economics, MBA in Corporate Finance.
Director Of Business Development – Asia
10+ years’ experience in the agritech sector in China. Led operations for Allflex Livestock Intelligence, and acted as APAC President for Antelliq, part of Merck Animal Health, a global Fortune 500 business. MA in International Studies and Diplomacy, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Postgraduate Diploma in Mandarin studies from Xi’an Jiaotong University.
Head of R&D
15+ years experience in management, strategic planning, pre-clinical and clinical R&D in bio-pharma companies: Protalix, SmartZyme, BiomX. Yulia is also Head of the Israeli BSF Consortium End Users and Processing Group, managing the group of 12 industrial and academic entities developing innovative BSF biomass and frass processing technologies. PhD in Biology from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Head Of Engineering
10+ years engineering experience working at top organizations including the Scientific Research Institute of Technical Physics and Automation. Igor has secured several patents and been published in a range of scientific publications. B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Physics from the National Research Nuclear University, and an MBA.
Team Leader, Genetics
Holds PhD in Biology from Haifa University & Newe Ya’ar Research Center joint program. For the last 8 years, Daniel has led several biomed R&D projects in academia and industry, bringing his research skills in molecular biology, proteomics, and bioanalytic research, along with managerial experience.
R&D Project Leader
Elena leads the anti-bacterial project team and is actively involved in the development of additional value-added products. Skilled in a wide range of laboratory techniques including molecular biology, protein expression, and purification, planning, managing, and performing both in-vitro and in-vivo assays. Elena holds a B. Pharm from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Ph.D. focused on Biochemistry and Microbiology from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Rearing Team Manager
Yehuda performed various roles in biotech industry, ranging from R&D operations to production team management, and has solid hands-on experience in process optimization and production scale-up. He holds associate degree in Biotechnology & Biomedical Sciences from Tel-Hai College, Israel.
Katya has a diverse hands-on experience & skills in Chemistry, Bacteriology, Immunology and Histology Laboratory. She holds BSc in Medical Lab Science from Tzfat College, Israel.
Business Analyst & Diets Planner
Actively involved in Business Development and R&D activities such as potential markets valuation, identifying new partners & funding, monitoring changes in insect industry regulation, waste streams analysis and BSF diet formulation. Anna holds B.Sc. In Molecular Biochemistry from Technion (Israel Institute of Technology), B.Sc. In Nutritional Sciences from Tel Hai Academic College, and Master of Public Health from Haifa University.
Reproduction Team Manager
Extensive operations and quality assurance expertise from the biotech industry.
Tamir holds B.Sc in food science & technology from Tel-Hai College, Israel.