The secret ingredient.

These days, there are a lot of companies focusing on alternative proteins, but fats are essential in making them taste incredible. By overlooking fats, the market has missed the most essential element to the taste experience. That’s where Nourish comes in.

Fats, glorious fats.

A bunch of hungry scientists walk into a lab.

We are passionate about the future of food, and we’re a talented squad with 360-degree expertise. From lipid engineering science to global regulatory affairs to consumer relationships, we’ve got the theoretical and real-world experience to create products that not only work in a lab but also work in the market.

For more on our world-class team, check out the bios below.

James Petrie

James Petrie

Co-founder and CEO

Ben Leita

Ben Leita

Co-founder

Anna El Tahchy

Anna El Tahchy

Chief Technical Officer

Surinder Singh

Surinder Singh

Chief Scientist

YunYun Zhuang

YunYun Zhuang

Head of Product

Tania Uren

Tania Uren

Head of Intellectual Property

Bianca Curzio

Bianca Curzio

Regulatory Director

Jane Redfern

Jane Redfern

Head of Marketing

Katie Leupin

Katie Leupin

Head of People and Culture

Hanh Nguyen

Hanh Nguyen

Head of Food Science

David Wallace

David Wallace

Head of Legal (Australia)

Lindsay Adler

Lindsay Adler

Commercial Partnerships Manager

Michael Patane

Michael Patane

Strategic Technology and Partnerships Manager

Kesslyn Chen

Kesslyn Chen

Food Scientist

Kornelia Kaczmarska

Kornelia Kaczmarska

Food Scientist

Isabelle Lacroix

Isabelle Lacroix

Food Scientist

Saji Lakshmanan

Saji Lakshmanan

Food Quality Assurance Specialist

Jiang Wu

Jiang Wu

Microbiology Lead, Biotechnology and Bioprocessing

Xiaomei Li

Xiaomei Li

Microbiology Scientist

Jaime Simbaqueba

Jaime Simbaqueba

Microbiology Scientist

Huw Hayman Zumpe

Huw Hayman Zumpe

Biofoundry Scientist

Venkat Rao Konasani

Venkat Rao Konasani

Synthetic Biology Team Leader

Juliana Lebeau

Juliana Lebeau

Biotechnology Lead

Maciej Holowko

Maciej Holowko

Biofoundry Development Engineer

Pegah Farokh

Pegah Farokh

Biotechnology Scientist

Raghvendra Sharma

Raghvendra Sharma

Mutagenesis Scientist 

Sashika Yalage Don

Sashika Yalage Don

Mutagenesis Scientist 

Grace Wangari

Grace Wangari

Synthetic Biology Scientist

Jesse Leigh Cooper

Jesse Leigh Cooper

Synthetic Biology Lead

Yogesh Chaudhari

Yogesh Chaudhari

Synthetic Biology Scientist

Seraj Kotagama

Seraj Kotagama

Synthetic Biology Scientist

Callum O’Flaherty

Callum O’Flaherty

Synthetic Biology Scientist

Freddie Loyman

Freddie Loyman

Analytical Platform Manager

Dr Viridiana Silva Perez

Dr Viridiana Silva Perez

Analytical Scientist

Ella Bocquet-Gaylard

Ella Bocquet-Gaylard

Biochemistry Team Lead

Alex Miller

Alex Miller

Lipid Analyst

Laila Kalash

Laila Kalash

Analytical Scientist

Ally Nevill

Ally Nevill

People and Culture Manager

Melanie Lalic

Melanie Lalic

Marketing Manager

Kyle Reynolds

Kyle Reynolds

Risk and Compliance Manager

Caroline Lean

Caroline Lean

Talent Acquisition Manager

Denise Whitton

Denise Whitton

Office Manager

Connor Ritchey

Connor Ritchey

Market Research Analyst

Maddison McCoy

Maddison McCoy

Project Coordinator

Ernesto Vecilla

Ernesto Vecilla

Chef

Van Anh

Van Anh

Analytical Science Intern

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