Denis Spicer is responsible for product design and engineering as well as financial operations oversight of Algenuity. Denis is currently Managing Director of Spicer Consulting Limited as well as being the Chairman of Pope & Meads Precision Engineers, Ltd and a Director of Abbey Precision Engineers. Denis was responsible for developing Texas Instruments (TI) internal electron beam lithography machines and electron beam probing systems, prior to establishing Spicer Consulting. He has developed a reputation for establishing, leading and maturing successful UK businesses. A former TI Fellow, he is an internationally recognised expert in the field of electron beam lithography system design.
John Sackett has been a Director of Algenuity's parent company, Spicer Consulting Limited, since its inception. John gained his PhD in High Voltage Electron Beam Lithography at Cambridge University. He has considerable experience in computer modelling and design automation software and is leading the software development for Algenuity's product lines as well as providing Directorial support.
Andrew Spicer is the CEO of Algenuity and a Director of Spicer Consulting Limited. Andrew received a Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology in 1993 from University College London through his doctoral research at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (now Cancer Research UK) Laboratories in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London. He went on to complete a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale.
He went on to complete a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale. He has published over 35 research articles in peer-reviewed journals, and is an acknowledged expert in gene characterisation, expression, manipulation and function in eukaryotes. His articles have collectively been cited over 3000 times since publication. Andrew joined Spicer Consulting to spearhead the development of the Algal Biotech Division in 2009. He is now an acting scientific advisor on several national and international high-profile algal biotechnology research projects, and a member of the management board of the UK's Phyconet Network in Industrial Biotechnology.