Management

Andrew Steel, Chief Executive Officer

Andrew is a professional executive who blends strong commercial and operational skills with a depth of experience across a range of industries, including financial, manufacturing and retail sectors. He holds a law degree from Cambridge University in the UK, and gained additional financial and regulatory education during a period working in the City of London.

Chris Duran, Chief Technical Officer

Chris is skilled in identifying industry trends and defining products that meet the needs of users in the biotechnology space. He is responsible for executive leadership of the product and technology teams. He holds a PhD in bioinformatics from The University of Queensland.

Michel Seidelin, Chief Commercial Officer

Michel is responsible for commercial operations at Biomatters, leading the communications, marketing, sales and customer-facing support teams. Michel holds an MSc in chemistry and experimental Biology, and a PhD in biology from the University of Southern Denmark.

Brett Ammundsen, President

After gaining his PhD in chemistry and physics from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, Brett worked as a research scientist in Montpellier, France, specializing in solid state molecular dynamics and computer modelling. He then returned to New Zealand to help incubate technology start-up businesses focusing on scientific applications. He has published more than 25 peer-reviewed papers and is co-author of several patents.