Board of Directors

Chairman

Mr John Leat

John is an international businessman with over 40 years experience as a company director, major project manager and global investor.

John is an international businessman with over 40 years experience as a company director, major project manager and global investor. After spending time in the Royal Navy, John began working for the Government of Dubai as private secretary to the ruler: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Acting as Sheikh Mohammed’s delegate outside of the UAE; John was responsible for the management of a wide range of activities covering property development, international investment and the promotion of Dubai.

The growth of Dubai as a hub for tourism, trade and travel in the past 30 years was in no small part to projects overseen by John such as the launch of the Dubai World Cup and associated events.
After thirty years running the Dubai Office London; John relocated to Switzerland to take company directorship for several private equity ventures involved in Telecommunications, Insurance and Gaming. Now based in London once again; John retains a valuable network of investors, entrepreneurs and business leaders who share his passion for innovation and sustainability.

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Anthony Davies

Tony has been in the field of biological products for treatment of waste streams for over 20 years. He obtained his PhD in 1983 for research into hyaluronic acid.

Tony has been in the field of biological products for treatment of waste streams for over 20 years. He obtained his PhD in 1983 for research into hyaluronic acid, an important compound in mammalian connective tissue. Employed by an international inspection company, he rose to the position of Commercial Director where he was instrumental in launching companies in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc countries. In 1998, he established Organica (UK) Ltd., importing biological products from various countries for use in degrading grease and fat. He set up his own manufacturing facility, developing formulations for the bacterial based products and also a complete range of plant based household cleaning products. The products have been used in Europe, Australia, the Americas, Middle East and Asia. These products are utilised in various sectors, including Retail, Marine/cruise line industry, Fast food chains, Bioremediation of contaminated land, ponds, lakes and fisheries, Wastewater treatment and Institutional/washroom. Whilst supplying products to treat sewage, industrial chemical effluents, food-based effluents and grease traps, Tony has developed unique dosing systems to treat small and large volumes. In addition to the water borne contaminants, products have been developed to treat land contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons, tar, polychlorinated biphenyls and poly aromatic hydrocarbons.
Non-executive Director

Professor Martin Blake

Dr Martin Blake is an award-winning visionary leader and strategist with 35 years practical experience at an executive level.

Dr Martin Blake is an award-winning visionary leader and strategist with 35 years practical experience at an executive level. He is a company director, speaker and mentor with specialist expertise in board direction, governance and futuring. He holds a working portfolio of board directorships and advisory roles encompassing the USA, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. He is the owner of Blake Advisory, a Strategic Advisor to the Board of Blue Planet Environmental Services, an Associate Director of Future Smart Strategies, a Strategic Partner at IAQ Consultants, and a Non-Executive Director of Sabien Technology and PearTrack Security Systems Inc. Dr Blake chairs and advises a multitude of strategic groups, all focused on the development and deployment of innovative business models. He is an Adjunct Professor of Sustainable Business Development at both Griffith University and the University of Southern Queensland, and is also a Visiting Fellow at the Business School of the University of Hull in the UK. Dr Blake is internationally recognised as having designed and deployed one of the most successful organizational change management programmes in the world, saving millions of pounds annually and winning multiple National and International awards.

Advisory Board

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Senior Management Team

Chief Science Officer

Dr. Nicki Jane Taylor

Nicki is a microbiologist turned chemical engineer with academic and industrial experience in upstream bioprocess development, in numerous different roles and sectors.

Nicki is a microbiologist turned chemical engineer with academic and industrial experience in upstream bioprocess development, in numerous different roles and sectors. Nicki’s role at Bio2pure is research and develop of methods to ensure high bacterial cell counts in our products, as well as the discovery and investigation of new, exciting strains to add to our library. Nicki has previously worked as a research associate, senior research scientist, and lead fermentation scientist, where she learnt how Good Manufacturing/Laboratory Practices are incorporated into real processes. She has also worked as a Quality representative and auditor for her department, ensuring continuous adherence to Lean Six Sigma methodology. Nicki completed her engineering doctorate in Biopharmaceutical Processing Development at Newcastle University. The EngD program included numerous MBA-level modules alongside the research element, as well as the opportunity for public engagement during the British Science Festival, delivering the workshop Fueling Change to key stage 3 secondary school students. Nicki’s passion for natural bioremediation was piqued during a 4-month stint in Kenya where she was teaching at a school in a small village and left wanting to make a significant difference to those living in developing countries with little access to basic amenities.
Chief Technology Manager

Peter Williams

Peter is an information technology consultant with an impressive portfolio as a solutions architect, with a career, which spans three continents.

Peter is an information technology consultant with an impressive portfolio as a solutions architect. His career, which spans three continents, has included designing and implementing IT systems for numerous blue-chip companies including Jaguar Cars, HSBC, Central Television, British Telecom, Ford Motor Company, Euroclear and Lloyds Banking Group.

Key Skills: Information technology, Solutions Architecture, Logistics and Operational Business Management.

Production Controller

Bernard Laughlin

Manages the production, production scheduling, stocks of raw materials and finished product.

Manages the production, production scheduling, stocks of raw materials and finished product. Has been in a production environment for more than 30 years working in a variety of environments from food to chemicals, liquid and powder processing.
Packaging Superintendent

Kevin Boyd

Heads all aspects of the company’s packaging and labelling processes. With a wealth of experience from working on packaging requirements for both liquids and powders.

Heads all aspects of the company’s packaging and labelling processes. With a wealth of experience from working on packaging requirements for both liquids and powders, his knowledge is invaluable in supplying the products in the unique physical formats.