Supercritical fluid processing for natural products
I'm the Team Leader and Principal Chemical Engineer in the Process Engineering team at Callaghan Innovation. My expertise lies in the field of Biotechnologies, specifically focusing on Industrial processing of natural products, solvent extraction, and supercritical fluid processing.
As a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience, I have been inspired by the many leaders in my field who have paved the way for groundbreaking advancements. I take immense pride in leading an engineering team that provides essential product development, scale-up, and pilot processing services. There is enormous potential for our industrial processing technologies to revolutionise industries and contribute to New Zealand’s sustainable future.
Part of my work uses supercritical fluid processing to enable us to extract, convert, and separate natural products efficiently. The team is well known for this cutting-edge technology and I'm excited to be at the forefront of its application.