Dr Olughu holds the position of Senior Principal Scientist at Ipsen Biopharm Ltd UK. His extensive journey has led him through both academic and industrial realms as a biotechnology and bioprocess engineering expert. This dual experience has endowed him with a profound insight into the intricate process of bridging foundational principles from laboratory settings to large-scale commercial manufacturing. Within the BioPharmaceutical Development team at Ipsen, he focuses his technical leadership on the characterisation, optimisation and advancement of bioprocesses. His expertise extends to areas such as scale-up/down methodologies, process intensification, seamless integration of Process Analytical Technology (PAT), in silico modelling of bioprocesses and the implementation of cell-free synthesis techniques for the production of biologics.
Stephen Judd is a Bioprocess SME with DPS Group.
Immediate Past Chair
Dr James Winterburn is a Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering.
Ooi Chien Wei (Edward)
Glenn graduated from Reading University in 1984 with an honours degree in biological sciences, specialising in microbiology.
Careers Development Organiser
Dr Mariana Petronela (Petra) Hanga BEng, PhD, FHEA, AMIChemE is a Lecturer in Biological Engineering at Aston University, Birmingham, UK.
Dr James Mercer
Alex Brierley is a process engineer / project manager at Pall Corporation.
Eirini obtained a Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, followed by an MSc in Biochemical Engineering from University College London and a PhD in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).