Almero Barnard

Chief Manufacturing Officer

Skills & Competencies

Almero is an experienced protein Biochemist and Leader with a demonstrated history of working in Biotech. He has worked in different business cultures (UK and Africa) and led teams in Manufacturing and Drug Discovery and Development. Almero has a wide range of expertise including R&D, Industrial bioprocessing and Project Management. He has the ability to drive innovation and simplify complex matters, with a focus on the translation of ideas into products at Jellagen.

Almero holds a BSc in Animal Biotechnology and BSc (Hons) and Masters degrees in Biochemistry from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He is a Chartered Biologist and was elected a member of the Royal Society of Biology in 2014.

He has spent his career in Biotech, split between Industrial-scale Diagnostic Enzyme Manufacturing and Drug Discovery and Development. Since 2010 he has held management positions in Manufacturing and R&D. In September 2018, Almero was appointed as Chief Manufacturing Officer of Jellagen