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Kieron Edwards

Scientific Director, Sibelius Natural Products

Kieron Edwards, Ph.D., scientific director at Sibelius Natural Products, obtained a doctorate in plant genetics at the University of Warwick, and then gained over 10 years’ experience in biological research in both an academic and industrial setting, most recently with Advanced Technologies Cambridge Ltd., including its subsequent merger into British American Tobacco. Over this time, he used genetic, genomic, transcriptomic, metabolomic and other systems approaches to investigate the regulation of physiological and biochemical traits in plants to support both fundamental understanding and trait development. In addition to his scientific training, Edwards completed his master of business administration at the University of Cambridge Judge Business school in 2016.

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