Cardiff biosciences company makes key appointment to develop sustainable product range

Genesis Biosciences has made a key appointment at its Cardiff-based headquarters to support the development of its extensive eco-friendly microbial product range. 

Kate Ledwoch has been appointed as Senior Scientist and will aid Genesis in its research and development lab, supporting the implementation of cutting-edge technology into new and existing products. 

Recently published in the British Journal of Hospital Medicine, Kate has a PhD in Applied Phycology from Cranfield University; a MSc in Biofuels Process Engineering and BSc in Chemical Technology and Engineering and will bring her wealth of experience to microbiology experiments in the lab, testing products and reporting to ensure Genesis’ research meets the highest industry standards. 

Discussing her recent appointment, Kate said: “Since joining Genesis, I’ve enjoyed developing my own skills and getting to know the team, but I mostly love seeing the research that we do in the lab having real-life applications; it’s great to see the impact my work has. 

“I joined Genesis because of its evidence-driven philosophy, as all our products are scientifically verified and validated with purpose, extensive research and constant improvements. This truly resonated with me and I love being part of a team who all share these values.” 

Emma Saunders, General Manager at Genesis Biosciences, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Kate to the team and are excited to have such a talented individual joining us. As we continue to develop our extensive product range, our senior scientists are key figures in our research and development team, and we’re excited to see what Kate will bring.” 

Genesis Biosciences is dedicated to using multi-disciplinary research methods looking into the use of sustainable microbial organisms for a range of applications including cleaning, waste-water management and odour control. With a leading fermentation facility and laboratories in Georgia, USA, as well as a comprehensive research, development & technical facility located in Cardiff, Genesis’ unique eco-benign® philosophy is gradually reducing the need for the use of toxic chemicals worldwide. 

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