Dr Ian Fotheringham

Non-executive Director

Ian Fotheringham received a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology with Professor David Sherratt at the University of Glasgow in 1986. Joining the NutraSweet division of Monsanto Corporation in Chicago IL, he then spent 6 years developing microbial strains for the manufacture of L-phenylalanine and the peptide sweetener Aspartame. From 1992, with NSC Technologies, Great Lakes Fine Chemicals, Richmond Chemical Corp and Ingenza, he has continued to develop large-scale industrial bioprocesses to produce chiral compounds, including non-proteinogenic amino acids and carbohydrates. He has published 30 papers and holds 7 current patents.