We Connect the worlds of Life Science Industry & Academia

We Connect the worlds of Life Science Industry & Academia

 

THE COMPANY

Since 2015 CamBioScience Limited has provided intensive training courses in breakthrough life science technologies for professionals in academia and industry. To date the company has trained an international customer base of professional scientists from over 60 leading academic and industrial institutions and more than 30 countries worldwide.

As of 2017 CamBioScience began scaling-up its capacity to deliver breakthrough course content via the construction of a bespoke cloud-based e-learning platform aimed at disrupting cutting-edge knowledge acquisition and assessment in the wider life science sectors (biotechnology, bioengineering, biopharma and medtech).

Our scientists and machine learning experts have developed a novel approach to individualising the learning process for life science professionals. The CamBioScience team is made up of PhD trained co-founding directors who are aptly supported by a team of leading software developers and a videographer.

 

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Dr Chibeza C. Agley

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Chibeza Agley is a Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge and founded CamBioScience Limited in 2014 with the specific aim of helping scientists to develop their commercial awareness and realise the economic value of their transferable skills. Dr. Agley grew the company from its origins as an interdisciplinary academic-to-industry consultancy service, to an international business supporting Biotech, Pharma and Healthcare industries worldwide. His current research at the University of Cambridge Stem Cell Institute amalgamates the fields of stem cell biology, physics and bioengineering. Chibeza continues to publish scientific papers and has received a number of notable academic awards for his research including the ‘Tadien Rideal Prize for Molecular Science’ in recognition of his PhD thesis. He maintains excellent local links with the Cambridge biotech cluster and the UK advertising industry and has developed long-standing global partnerships. As Chief Executive Officer of CamBioScience, Chibeza is focused on delivering innovative business solutions to our valued clients.

Dr Sarra Achouri

Chief Marketing Officer

Sarra is one of our co-founders. She has been there from day 1 and has been building our brand ever since.  She holds a PhD in Physics from the Cavendish Laboratory and was a Next Generation Fellow at the Centre for Trophoblast Research, both at the University of Cambridge. Her scientific background is at the interface between physics and biology which equipped her with design, trouble shooting and cross discipline communication skills. Before starting CamBioScience, she also led the team that created the new art-meets-science event brand “Creative reactions” for  “Pint of Science”, the largest global science festival. Following a huge success on a shoe string budget, the Cambridge pilot experiment grew into a global brand and is now running yearly in 10 cities around the world.

Sarra leads the Marketing and branding efforts at CamBioScience and is now building our new OBRIZUM® brand to add to our growing portfolio.

 

 

 

Dr Jürgen Fink

Chief Operating Officer
Juergen holds a PhD in Stem Cell Biology from the University of Cambridge.
As Chief Operating Officer of CamBioScience Ltd, Juergen runs day-to-day operations, identifies needs for business optimisation and manages the successful implementation of new standard operating procedures. In his role as acting Chief Financial Officer, Juergen manages business accounts and internal budgets, overseas financial forecasts and reviews the business performance quarterly to ensure the growth of CamBioScience Ltd.
Having gained professional experience in Germany, USA, South Korea and in the United Kingdom, Juergen is using his multidisciplinary and multicultural problem solving and communication skills to advance the international business development of CamBioScience. His experience and his keen eye for detail as well as his natural team leading and project management skills enable him to quickly adapt to projects in various fields and cultural environments. Entrepreneur minded, Juergen actively searches for profitable applications and for ways to commercialise his ideas.

Matthew Chadwick

Head of AI & INNOVATION

Matthew came to CamBioScience from the University of Cambridge where he wrote Diversity Generator, a tool for creating protein sequence libraries for synthetic biology. He also built a tool for designing gene-regulation networks and contributed code for the Intermine project. Before that he was a research engineer in the Adaptive Systems Group at the CSIRO in Sydney for 9 years where he worked on research projects in the areas of: complex systems, machine learning, information theory, computation, and the origins of the genetic code. Matthew wrote the core machine learning components of the platform OBRIZUM® and is Head of AI & Innovation at CamBioScience.

Oscar Forshaw-Swift

Head of OBRIZUMEDIA

Oscar is a film & video producer with a wealth of experience producing promotional, brand and E-Learning content for a range of businesses, educational institutions and charities, through the company he set up in 2009, Spark In The Dark Productions. He has directed and produced films that have won awards at UNICEF, miShorts and a number of film festivals, as well as securing distribution deals that have seen his films released on major platforms including Amazon Video, GooglePlay, iTunes and DVD.
He went on to work as a video producer for a Heni Publishing, on the longstanding educational project ‘Heni Talks’ producing documentaries on Art & Art History, and working with some of the most well known names in this field. Oscar now heads up OBRIZUMEDIA, CamBioScience’s in-house film & media agency which produces engaging commercial, brand and E-Learning content, calling on his experience to ensure that the highest production standards are met, while always exploring new ways to use video as an innovative tool for marketing, promotion and learning.

Prof. Hugh Montgomery

Chairman of the board

Hugh Montgomery is a Professor of Intensive Care Medicine in London. He obtained a 1st class BSc in cardiorespiratory physiology and neuropharmacology in 1984, and his medical degree (MB.BS) from the University of London in 1987. He completed specialist training in General Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, and now practices as a consultant intensivist in North London. He obtained his higher research degree (MDRes) in 1997, and works at University College London as Professor of Intensive Care Medicine. He has authored over 350 scientific articles, two in Nature. His research interests have been broad: he reported the ‘first gene for human fitness’ and has worked on the human musculoskeletal, cardiac, inflammatory and metabolic responses to exercise; cardiac growth; mechanisms of human hypoxic adaptation; the skeletal muscle response to critical illness and more. Hugh is also an educator across media: he delivered the five televised Royal institution Christmas Lectures in 2007; has worked in radio; and has authored and edited diverse textbooks for undergraduates and postgraduates.

Zelmira Koch Polk

Non-Executive Director

Zelmira Koch Polk is a senior business executive with extensive experience building and turning around businesses internationally. She has worked in finance, crisis communications and management consulting with specialization in the education and healthcare sectors. She has particular skills entering new geographic markets and adapting businesses to regulatory and cultural demands. Zelmira is a founding partner of the Hearth Education Advisors, a global education advisory firm specialized in setting up education institutions and businesses internationally. Prior to the Hearth, Zelmira ran the international division of Chartwell Education Group, a leading American consulting group established by the former U.S. Secretary of education. Zelmira started her career in finance working in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Credit Suisse First Boston and worked for a leading crisis management and communication firm, Dilenschneider Group. She is a certified Dip Non-Executive Director from the Institute of Directors and serves on the board of ARFA Röhrenwerke AG a Swiss steel company.

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

Prof Stephen Harridge

SCIENTIFIC ADVISOR Physiology and Translational Biology BA, PhD

King’s College London

Dr Nick Hart

HEALTHCARE ADVISER Healthcare & Technology Development MB BS BSc PhD MRCP

Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals

Dr Bon-Kyoung Koo

SCIENTIFIC ADVISER Organoid Technology & Genome Engineering

University of Cambridge

Prof. Han-Woong Lee

SCIENTIFIC ADVISER Asia/Pacific Area

Yonsei University

Dr Mark Thomas

SCIENTIFIC ADVISER Computer Biology & Genome Analysis

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

Dr Barry Rosen

BIOPHARMA ADVISER Drug Discovery & Genome Engineering

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

 

OUR PARTNERS

           

                    

 

CamBioScience Limited is registered in England, Scotland and Wales.
Registered Company Number: 9685974.
VAT Registration Number: GB 220165751
info@cambioscience.com

Registered Offices:
CamBioScience Ltd
Cambridge Eagle Lab
28 Chesterton Road
Cambridge
CB4 3AZ

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