At Roslin Tech, we have a diverse team that is united by our passion to contribute to a more sustainable food system.

Our Leadership

Ernst van Orsouw
CEO

Passionate to apply science to support a better food system 

Prof. Jacqui Matthews, CSO

Driven CSO who turns animal science into solutions

Dr Joe Mee
Head of Lab

Pioneer in stem cells who blends science with creativity.

John Clinkenbeard
COO

Enthusiastic about transforming and scaling operations.

Glen Illing
Founder

Visionary founder with an eye for novel technologies.

George Roy
CFO

Our financial conscience for a sustainable business.

Ernst van Orsouw, CEO
Ernst van Orsouw
CEO

Passionate to apply science to support a better food system 

Prof. Jacqui Matthews, CSO
Prof. Jacqui Matthews, CSO

Driven CSO who turns animal science into solutions

Dr Joe Mee, Head of Lab
Dr Joe Mee
Head of Lab

Pioneer in stem cells who blends science with creativity.

John Clinkenbeard, COO
John Clinkenbeard
COO

Enthusiastic about transforming and scaling operations.

Glen Illing, Founder
Glen Illing
Founder

Visionary founder with an eye for novel technologies.

George Roy, CFO
George Roy
CFO

Our financial conscience for a sustainable business.

Board of Directors

Andy Porter
Prof. Andy Porter
Chairman

Experienced in spinning biotech companies out of universities

Ernst van Orsouw
Ernst van Orsouw
CEO

Passionate to apply science to support a better food system 

Simon Best
Prof. Simon Best

Seasoned investor across the life science  industry

Bruce Whitelaw BoD
Prof. Bruce Whitelaw, FRSB

Interim Director of The Roslin Institute, Campus Dean of Research & Innovation

Andy Porter
Prof. Andy Porter
Chairman

Experienced in spinning biotech companies out of universities

Ernst van Orsouw
Ernst van Orsouw
CEO

Passionate to apply science to support a better food system 

Simon Best
Prof. Simon Best

Seasoned investor across the life science  industry

Bruce Whitelaw BoD
Prof. Bruce Whitelaw, FRSB

Interim Director of The Roslin Institute, Campus Dean of Research & Innovation

Simon Hopkins
Simon Hopkins

Investment manager with a focus on sustainability

Glen Illing BoD
Glen Illing
Founder

Visionary founder with an eye for novel technologies

Kristian Bennetsen
Kristian Bennetsen

Investment manager experienced in agribusiness operations

Griff Williams
Griff Williams

Experienced investor in agriculture

Simon Hopkins
Simon Hopkins

Investment manager with a focus on sustainability 

Glen Illing BoD
Glen Illing
Founder

Visionary founder with an eye for novel technologies

Kristian Bennetsen
Kristian Bennetsen

Investment manager experienced in agribusiness operations

Griff Williams
Griff Williams

Experienced investor in agriculture

Scientific Advisory Committee

Peter Jeffries
Dr Peter Jeffries
Ruth Clements
Dr Ruth Clements
David Argyle
Prof. David Argyle​
Grace Mulcahy
Prof. Grace Mulcahy​
Peter Jeffries
Dr Peter Jeffries
Ruth Clements
Dr Ruth Clements
David Argyle
Prof. David Argyle​
Grace Mulcahy
Prof. Grace Mulcahy​